A new “baby” in Loadhog’s attached lid container family

There is a new ‘baby’ in the extensive and successful Attached Lid Container (ALC) family at Loadhog which can do everything its bigger ‘brothers’ can do and more within a smaller footprint. The smallest Apollo 43 ALC in the range at 400 x 300mm is available in two depths of 264 and 306mm, offering an innovative concealed hinge-pin design to … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

IFCO wins Grands Prix BFM Business 2019

French TV station’s innovation award for midsized companies The accolade distinguishes IFCO’s technological, digital and environmental innovation resulting in continual improvements in its supply chain solutions Paris, December 11, 2019: IFCO SYSTEMS, the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, was … [Read more...]

IFCO launches new website and information hub for supply chain experts

Munich, November 21, 2019: IFCO SYSTEMS, a global provider of reusable packaging pooling solutions for fresh foods, has launched a new company website. The new webpage was designed as a unique information hub for supply chain experts and decision makers. The goal of the newly designed website is to stimulate discussion that goes beyond daily supply … [Read more...]

Reusable Tray Loss and Prevention Bill Takes Effect in Texas

Austin, TX – After months of work by the American Bakers Association State Affairs Working Group, the passage of the Tray Loss and Prevention Law in Texas was signed into law earlier this year by Governor Greg Abbott. It took effect in September. “The baking industry’s concern is the epidemic of organized theft of plastic bakery containers,” … [Read more...]

Emirates Flight Catering switches to reusables to reduce packaging waste by 750 tonnes a year

by Kim Tormey Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC), as one of the world’s largest catering services providers, we are proud to announce that we have introduced a new packaging solution to further reduce waste across our food manufacturing operations. We have replaced cardboard packaging with reusable crates to store and transport an average of … [Read more...]