Rectangular peppers and courgettes, aimed at improving packaging
and transportation efficiency, could be on their way after a
successful experiment to grow square watermelon for easy storage,
packaging and transportation.
The latest twist in the on-going sale of Irish packaging company
Jefferson Smurfit is that private equity firm Texas Pacific has
confirmed that it is considering a counter bid for the group -
according to a report in the Independent.
Throughout Asia demand for machinery and equipment is still largely
satisfied by imports, reflecting a growing need for more Asian
manufacturers to become more active, according to a report in the
AV Packaging, the German packaging joint venture owned by Allianz
Capital Partners and utilities group, is offering €17.78 per share
to small shareholders in fellow packaging company
Schmalbach-Lubeca, in a squeeze-out transaction,...
ConAgra Foods, one of the largest food manufacturers in the US, has
started construction of an estimated $12 million (€12m) addition to
its manufacturing facility in Iowa, according to a report in the
The EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection has said
that new regulations for food safety will simplify the current
regulations. However, warnings have been made that the new
regulations could have a damaging effect on...