Tag Archives: Spain

Analysis

Low-cost packaging supports competitive prices

24 Mar 2014

private label CVS

According to a report from Canadean, ambulance low-cost packaging innovation will allow discounters and private labels to continue to take share from brands by offering more competitive prices. Lightweighting and using alternative materials are among the solutions that will minimise production cost for manufacturers in the highly price sensitive markets.
 
Lightweighting and other innovations help [...]

Environment

Biodegradable bottle developed for pharmacy products

17 Sep 2013

bioplastic spain

A Spanish plastics institution claims to have developed the first totally biodegradable bottle for drugstore and healthcare products. The project has developed biodegradable packaging with capacity between 150 and 500 ml intended to contain drugstore and pharmacy products such as gels, shampoos, creams and mouthwashes.
They claim that the product could also be used in the [...]

Analysis

Global production of fruit and vegetables steadily increasing

5 Feb 2013

Onions

According to the latest figures from the AMI (agricultural market information service) in Bonn, look 860 million tonnes of vegetables (excluding melons) and 730 million tonnes of fruit (including melons) were produced worldwide in 2012. Production figures for both fruit and vegetables have steadily increased over the past few years.
The EU is the world?s [...]

Food and beverage

International crime gangs use false packaging for garlic smuggling

14 Jan 2013

Garlic

In 2010 China produced around  18.5m tons of garlic which amounts to around eighty percent of world production.  Most European garlic comes from Poland, pills Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Spain, Italy and France.  However demand in the EU is so great for cheap garlic that it has become a product for  which international crime gangs [...]