IFCO to present final version of MyIFCO™ App at Fruit Logistica

With the MyIFCO TM app companies can benefit from simpler and faster work processes in the capture, management and ordering of RPCs   IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, is presenting the final version of its MyIFCO™ App at Fruit Logistica, which takes place from February 5 to 7 in … [Read more...]

OneCircle builds its community in France with new collection and reseller partners

  OneCircle, a global provider PET kegs, has announced two new collection partners in France, Le Plastique Français and Distributeur des Brasseurs Indépendants (DBI), who will collect, sort and compact KeyKegs ready for recycling and reuse in the manufacture of new KeyKegs – supporting the circular economy.  OneCircle has also appointed … [Read more...]

Taylor Farms Achieves Industry First Sustainability Milestones in Energy Independence and Waste Conservation

Three facilities are now Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) platinum zero waste certified and more than 90 percent energy independent Taylor Farms, North America's leading producer of salads and healthy fresh foods, has received the U.S. Green Building Council TRUE platinum zero waste certification at three facilities … [Read more...]

Consumer Watchdog Warns Of Bottle Deposit System Collapse Without Major Reform

Proposes Blueprint Including Beverage Industry Responsibility For Empties To Make Deposit Refunds As Easy As Buying Beverages Los Angeles, CA—Consumer Watchdog reported today that a major overhaul of the state’s once-vaunted bottle deposit system is needed to make drink makers responsible for refunding deposits or consumers will continue to lose … [Read more...]

The Netherlands brewing industry pallet pool: an interview with Christiaan Hamminga

A cooperative industry pallet pool has successfully served the brewing industry in the Netherlands since 1994. It transitioned from a standard wood pallet to plastic pallets in 2012, resulting in longer pallet life and improved functionality, according to DPE.    Christiaan Hamminga is Director of Dranken Pallet Beheer (DPB), the … [Read more...]

Sweden’s reusable packaging system for food reduced carbon dioxide emissions by tens of thousands of tonnes

IVA's latest industry report states that more efficient transport and more climate-smart choices of packaging and pallets are crucial in a future that will be constrained by limited resources. In 2019, record quantities of food were distributed in the Swedish food industry's common return system for pallets and secondary … [Read more...]

IFCO delivers on its Social Responsibility & Engagement Commitment Globally in 2019

Munich, Germany, December 19, 2019 - IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, delivered on its social responsibility and engagement commitment in 2019, with 30,000 RPCs donated to food banks, hundreds of employee volunteer service hours in local communities and financial contributions to charitable … [Read more...]

FMCG Pallet & Container Seasonal Hot Spots

When it comes to pallets and containers, is your peak season supply chain sizzling, or is it scorched? So, how is your high season execution unfolding so far? While this is the season of craziness for retail supply chains, it is worth your while to take a few moments to note the highs and the lows of your reusable pallet and container … [Read more...]

More Reusable Transit Packaging Goes Missing During the Holiday Season

More transit packaging goes missing during the festive season than at any other time of the year, but some suppliers have never been more ready to catch the perpetrators, says Warren Harris, Insight and BD Manager at Bakers Basco.   Sadly not everyone embraces the season of goodwill in the spirit in which it was intended, and the … [Read more...]

Fagerberg Produce & IFCO Extend Onion Packaging Partnership

Tampa, Florida, USA, December 16, 2019: IFCO, the world’s leading operator of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs), announced Fagerberg Produce of Eaton, Colorado, has agreed to extend its use of IFCO RPCs for its dry onion products through 2020. “IFCO is a great partner,” said Ryan Fagerberg, President of Fagerberg Produce.  “Their RPCs are a great … [Read more...]