Packaging technology in the frozen food industry in Europe


Butt Foods Installs GEA Thermoforming Solution

July 23, 2019

Butt Foods – a UK-based frozen bakery business – has recently made an investment towards installing thermoforming technology from GEA with the aim to boost productivity and increase efficiency. Family-run Butt Foods selected GEA’s new PowerPak PLUS thermoformer for wrapping naan breads at its Nottingham facility. The decision comes as the company is seeking out […]

Oxford Frozen Foods

Oxford Frozen Foods Seeks to Upgrade Packaging Line

July 19, 2019

Oxford Frozen Foods Limited, a Canadian supplier of frozen wild blueberries, is planning a CAD8.5m capital investment to create an improved packaging line, according to a report from Global News. The company will then be eligible to earn a maximum rebate of CAD2.1m upon completion of the project from Nova Scotia’s business agency. An approved […]


Bosch Sells its Packaging Technology Business

July 18, 2019

Bosch plans to sell its packaging machinery business based in Waiblingen to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC), according to a press release. The company and its pharma and food units will remain intact. Based in Luxemburg, CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm with 24 offices in […]


Key Considerations for Frozen Food Packaging

June 16, 2017

Packaging is essential to any food product. It contains, protects, promotes, informs and plays a key role in providing convenience for the consumer. According to Stefano Rizzato, general manager, tna Southern Europe, plastics are widely used for packaging frozen foods as their characteristics not only maintain the quality of the end product, but are lightweight […]


Data Monitoring – Modern Equipment Is User-friendly and Fully Customized

October 9, 2014

Across the entire food industry, production lines have become more complex, with more and more components integrated into the same network to increase output. An effective control system is key, as it ensures that the production line remains simple to use and that movement between each area of the production line is seamless. As a […]


Packaging – Major Trends in Packaging Materials

April 17, 2014

Growing competition put pressure on packaging prices. Smaller households require smaller pack sizes, while busier lifestyles pose a need for convenience and quality to be always united. Along with this, environmental footprint is highly monitored and represents a key factor for packaging innovation. The complexity of all these requirements boosted the global packaging machinery market […]


Packaging – Focusing on Creative and Cost-Effective Equipment

March 6, 2014

The current economic environment has created the need for packaging equipment that translates into lower costs for food producers, while at the same time offering ingenious solutions which contribute to the ongoing fight against food loss and waste. In this article, we take a look at an environmental initiative presented at interpack 2014 and also […]


World of Packaging – What Do Consumers Want?

December 19, 2013

2013 marks another good performance for frozen food packaging in Europe, with volume sales set to rise by 2%. Uncertain economic conditions are enabling packaging in this category to perform better than in chilled foods or dried and canned/preserved alternatives, with consumer demand for good value being a strong driver behind this achievement. Despite this […]


World of Packaging – On-pack information: What you need to know now

February 15, 2013

2013 will see food law in the midst of its biggest shift in many years. It will herald the enforcement of the permitted list of on-pack and advertising health claims, and will be the first full year of transition towards the change in labeling law created by the Food Information for Consumers Regulation. Dominic Watkins, […]

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