Carton packaging producer Graphic Packaging International (GPI) is demonstrating its FruitPack range of sustainable fresh produce packaging solutions at this year’s UK Produce Industry Fair.
The FruitPack range of packaging solutions, which serves as an alternative to plastic packaging, include shelf-ready, mono-material solutions for preserving and securing fresh produce.
GPI will display its solutions at stands 134 and 135 at the fair, which will be conducted on September 13 and 14 at Peterborough Arena.
The fair will also showcase food, machinery, equipment, products and services, which are offered by the UK fresh produce industry.
GPI European marketing manager Rakhee Karia said: “We’re excited to show FruitPack to the UK Produce Industry Fair and are sure attendees will find it a unique, powerful asset for the whole produce industry.
“From the field, fruit and vegetables are protected and preserved by FruitPack’s intelligent structure, and the lightweight, easily stackable design reduces the carbon footprint along the supply chain.
“Retailers benefit from the packaging’s artisan look which helps to drive sales, while consumers enjoy its convenience and eco-friendly credentials with easy-carry handles and recyclable materials. It’s a win-win solution for the packaging of fresh produce in today’s competitive retail landscape.”
Headquartered in the US, GPI employs over 10000 people and specializes in folding cartons, paperboard, packaging, packaging machinery, package design and recycled paperboard.
GPI will also introduce a new packaging machinery system and robotic integration capabilities for the beverage industry at drinktec 2017 event in Germany. Thye firm also developed new DesignerWare fully customisable, paperboard and plastic trays for microwave foods.
Image: GPI to exhibit FruitPack at the UK Produce Industry Fair. Photo: Courtesy of Graphic Packaging International.