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5 eco-friendly packaging alternatives to plastic

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.

Danvita

A privately-owned bakery in Zarasai, Lithuania, Danvita have been producing and shipping their range of flatbreads across Europe since 1994.

Fruit Logistica, here we come!

We’re heading back to Berlin this month for the industry’s most talked-about exhibition for fresh produce – Fruit Logistica!

Fully-operational flow wrapper within 40 minutes of delivery

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.

Growing volumes

Based at Park Royal in West London, the company recently doubled the size of its premises, following five years in which production volume has risen three-fold. As a result of the expansion, they required an additional packaging machine that provides the flexibility to process different product lines.

How to be green this Christmas

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.

Ming Foods

Ming Foods are a supplier of Chinese pastries. Founded in 1984 by married couple Mr and Mrs Minh, Ming Foods has grown to become the UK’s leading supplier of Chinese pancake and spring roll products.

Pack integrity

Prepared foods processor, Simply Fresh Foods, part of the Perkins Foods Group, has adopted a new system of combined stretch and shrink-wrapping, pioneered by Japanese manufacturer, Fuji, allowing the company to produce fully-sealed overwrapped trays of products, such as stir-fry vegetables and baby potatoes, partially cooked in garlic butter.

Paramount achieve ISO renewal certification

We’re delighted to announce that our ISO 9001:2015 certification, the industry-leading quality management accreditation, has been renewed for the second year running, reinforcing Paramount’s ongoing commitment to delivering an exceptional service.

Reasons to go biodegradable

Retailers and product manufacturers are turning to biodegradable plastic, a material that can decompose naturally once exposed to the right environment, in a bid to reduce their impact on the planet. We take a look why.

Reclosable packs

This manufacturer of bakery products was one of the first in the UK to implement reclosable packaging solutions for their baked goods.

Traditional foods from around the world

Inspired by the World Cup currently taking place in Russia and the range of food products our Fuji Packaging Machinery wrap every day, we thought we’d take a look at some of the standout cuisines from countries participating in this year’s competition.