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Plastic bottles

5 eco-friendly packaging alternatives to plastic

Posted on in Industry insights

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.

Rolling out flatbread dough

Danvita

Posted on in Bakery

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

Row of fresh produce

Fruit Logistica, here we come!

Posted on in Events

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

A collection of baguettes

Fully-operational flow wrapper within 40 minutes of delivery

Posted on in Bakery

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.

A collection of baguettes

Growing volumes

Posted on in Bakery

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.

IV bags in hospital

Hikma Farmaceutica (Lisbon)

Posted on in Pharmaceutical

Hikma initially made direct contact with our Japanese manufacturer, Fuji Machinery & Co Ltd., looking for a packaging solution for IV bags.

Bags of Christmas presents

How to be green this Christmas

Posted on in Industry insights

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.

A plate of Chinese spring rolls and pastry products

Ming Foods

Posted on in Bakery

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.

Tomatoes, carrots and radish on the top of the table

Pack integrity

Posted on in Produce

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 Packaging logo at PPMA exhibition

Paramount achieve ISO renewal certification

Posted on in Company news

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.

Plastic milkshake bottle

Reasons to go biodegradable

Posted on in Industry insights

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.

A collection of baguettes

Reclosable packs

Posted on in Bakery

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

Close up of a hand holding the world

Traditional foods from around the world

Posted on in Industry insights

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.

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