Germany-based Elbe–Obst has recently introduced what it claims is a breakthrough in packaging organic apples with Futamura’s NatureFlex films using flow wrap machines manufactured by Redpack. The basic concept sees the packing of four to six organic apples horizontally, without the use of a tray, providing a ‘smart new way’ of presenting the goods.

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