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EcoExpert six per shelf transport tray has Fc225 code

Modiform’s EcoExpert tray in auctions tray rebate scheme

Modiform’s EcoExpert trays are released into the auctions tray rebate scheme of Royal FloraHolland. The EcoExpert tray design, moulded from waste carton fibre, has passed the tray tests and has directly been given settlement code Fc225. From today growers can obtain their rebate. Currently it is the six per shelf…

Marc Lingard, Sirane:

"Biodegradable film is ideal for flowers"

Originally made for packing fresh produce, the biodegradable film of Sirane turned out to be a solution in the ornamental industry as well. “As it is breathable it actively helps extend the shelf-life of fresh fruit and vegetables. However, its properties, ie. compostable, transparent, breathable, and…

UK: Recyclable pots arrive at Hillier Nurseries

The horticultural industry is leading the battle against single-use plastics and plans were announced in August to introduce the first kerbside recyclable plant pots in 2019, which will completely replace the current black plastic pots that cannot be recycled. One nursery has worked tirelessly in recent weeks to…

CAN (ON): Horta-Craft showcases new labels at CGC

More modern and creative options for labeling and marketing your products. It is something more and more growers and nurseries are looking for nowadays. Horta-Craft is tapping into this demand with new custom design full bleeding tags and labels. From October 3-5, this Canadian tag and label manufacturer…

Waterless Internet Flower Packaging wins packaging award

Waterless Internet Flower Packaging, a breakthrough in packaging of Flowers by Uflex, has been announced as Diamond Finalist Winner at the 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow). This award recognizes the packaging industry’s top achievement in innovative packaging…

Sven Hoping, Global Sales Director at Pöppelman TEKU:

"We can take other countries as role models for European horticulture"

Labor costs are increasing, new trends are arising and the requirements throughout the entire chain are becoming more important. So many developments in the industry, so how…

As of January 1, 2019: New German Packaging Act

From 1 January 2019, the new German Packaging Act (VerpackG) will replace the current German Packaging Ordinance. For operators of small online shops selling on the German…

Desch expands its eco-friendly range

Today’s world, and even more so tomorrow’s world, is demanding new production methods and innovative recycling. Under the motto ‘We care about your plants & our planet’, Desch Plantpak is continually extending its range of products for professional horticulture with items which respect the environment.…

UK nursery replaces black pots for recyclable taupe pots

Wyevale Nurseries is introducing recyclable plant pots for all its retail plants so that they can be recycled kerbside by consumers (September, 2018). In 2019 this UK nursery will be replacing its black plastic pots for taupe coloured pots, which will be supplied by Aeroplas in the West Midlands, to…

Berg Hortimotive renews pipe rail trolleys:

New foot switch pipe-rail trolleys is more ergonomic

At the end of 2017, Berg Hortimotive decided to renew the foot pedal, which is used to drive and stop pipe-rail trolleys. The old foot pedals that were used before, among others on the Benomic series pipe-rail trolleys, can now also be replaced by a new, more ergonomic version. When the new foot switch…


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