The upsurge in businesses trying to reduce their use of plastic has inspired a huge increase in new eco-friendly alternatives on the market, including biodegradable containers and recycled agricultural waste. Here are a few eco-friendly packaging alternatives to get you thinking.
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Two Fuji flow wrappers, specially adapted to provide closely wrapped collations of plastic cups that can nevertheless be stacked have been installed by Cannon Avent.
Specialty Italian bread manufacturer La Fornaia has installed its second Fuji Alpha 3410B flow wrapper to handle growing volumes of its handcrafted bread.
Christien contacted Paramount Packaging Systems, Fuji’s distributer for the UK and Ireland, wanting to replace some of their older-style machines with bespoke units to increase capacity and capitalise on the introduction of robot handling technology. Pleased with Fuji’s best-in-class flow wrapping technology, it made sense to go with their form-fill-seal models again.
Christmas is perhaps the biggest and most celebrated event of the year, with lots of gift buying, wrapping, decorating and event hosting taking place. Invariably, all this ‘celebration’ has a significant environmental impact.
Aldi, Germany, has introduced new packaging for their range of fresh meat, which will save more than half of the plastic and CO2 it currently uses.
The UK and Ireland’s leading supplier and distributer of Fuji’s horizontal and vertical flow wrapping machinery, Paramount Packaging Systems, recently installed Fuji’s new Box Motion Alpha 8 wrapper into the facility of a water purification tablet supplier.
It would be near impossible to find a business that hasn’t been affected by COVID-19; however; it is our healthcare system, the professionals who run it and the manufacturers that supply to it that have had to respond perhaps to the some of the biggest challenges over the last few months and are currently facing up to a particularly challenging winter period.
In an effort to upload their ‘green’ packaging pledges, more and more retailers and manufacturers are researching sustainable packaging solutions for their products, exploring options like recyclable, biodegradable and biocompostable materials. But what do they actually mean and which is best?
Paramount Packaging Systems will be attending the Fruit Logistica show in Berlin next month, taking place at the Berlin ExpoCenter on Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th February.