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Serious Solution and Zen
Serious Solution and Zen
30 June 2018
This may surprise you but fruit labelling is not the first thing packers think about when managing their produce programmes to market.  When...
Like a Freight Train
Like a Freight Train
27 June 2018
 - Posted by Jamie Lunam to Fresh News Articles
The pace of acceleration is astounding. Only 12 months ago I was whining about how pack houses seemed to have their heads in the sand on the need to...
The Future of Vending Machines
The Future of Vending Machines
27 June 2018
 - Posted by Ann Cameron to Fresh News Articles
The cold weather is upon us and I for one really struggle as I get the 3 o’clock blues where coffee and a ‘treat’ are required to...
Machines Taking Up Space and the Perfect Process
Machines Taking Up Space and the Perfect Process
26 June 2018
The Jenkins Freshpac Systems team were lucky enough to spend some time over “the ditch” as we attended the annual Hort Connections event...
Liner-less Labels? What is this wizardry?!
Liner-less Labels? What is this wizardry?!
25 June 2018
 - Posted by Jo Mackie to Fresh News Articles
So we are all trying to do our bit to reduce our wastage, but the reality is that this is going to take a while to incrementally achieve but every...
INFIA 100% R-PET
INFIA 100% R-PET
30 May 2018
 - Posted by Ann Cameron to Fresh News Articles
There are not many days that go by that I don’t get an article about the wrongdoings of plastic packaging and the impact it is having on our...
Looking forward to looking forward
Looking forward to looking forward
25 May 2018
They say “change is the only constant in life”. And it’s true, nothing stands still for long, especially in horticulture. In fact,...
Sinclair EcoLiner® Certified OK Compost
Sinclair EcoLiner® Certified OK Compost
25 May 2018
Exciting news!  Given Sinclair’s commitment to being a leader in environmentally friendly produce labelling solutions, we are proud to...
We are forward thinkers - Global perceptions of fruit
We are forward thinkers - Global perceptions of fruit
22 May 2018
 - Posted by Jo Mackie to Fresh News Articles
In 2013 I attended my sons’ graduation in the agriculture industry, in the speech given by one of the professors he made the statement that by...
The 'S' word
The 'S' word
22 May 2018
 - Posted by Jamie Lunam to Fresh News Articles
I am becoming more and more comfortable being the antagonist in the corner when it comes to forward thinking in our industry. While I am not always...
The Rewards of Hard Work
The Rewards of Hard Work
30 April 2018
We’re super proud of our Production Manager Ross Craig’s latest success. He’s just taken out the Student of the Year Award at the...
The Quiet in the Workshop is deafening
The Quiet in the Workshop is deafening
26 April 2018
The kiwifruit and apple seasons are in respective “full swing” and, as a result, our workshop has been decidedly empty… which is...
A Rich History
A Rich History
26 April 2018
 - Posted by Jo Mackie to Fresh News Articles
At heart, Jenkins is a family business. Fourth generation to be exact. Founded in 1883 by Jane Elizabeth Jenkins, the company resides in the same...
Action Stations - It's all on
Action Stations - It's all on
16 April 2018
Production Manager Ross Craig (centre) with Customer Services team members Kevin Jamieson and Chrissy Mumford. Apples, pears, kiwifruit, citrus,...
It doesn't need to be a crisis
It doesn't need to be a crisis
6 April 2018
 - Posted by Jamie Lunam to Fresh News Articles
The produce sector makes a lot of noise around labour shortages at this time of year when orchards and pack houses scramble to get fully stocked with...
Keep your eye on the prize
Keep your eye on the prize
23 March 2018
 - Posted by Jo Mackie to Fresh News Articles
I am increasingly receiving enquiries about special labels and marketing products to grab consumers attention and get that "something...
Where is Industry 4.0 hiding?
Where is Industry 4.0 hiding?
20 March 2018
 - Posted by Jamie Lunam to Fresh News Articles
I am going to call this out as my biggest disappointment of 2018, yes, even this early on! For those confused by the term ‘industry 4.0’...
Riwaka, yet another cyclone hits NZ
Riwaka, yet another cyclone hits NZ
19 March 2018
Cyclone Gita threw down a phenomenal amount of water in such a very short time.  Official records show rainfall around the top of the South...
The Cost of NOT
The Cost of NOT
16 March 2018
If I had a dollar for every conversation I’ve had, in the last 18 months, that revolved around ROI on capital investment and, in particular,...
Smilesys Resealable Systems
Smilesys Resealable Systems
15 March 2018
 - Posted by Ann Cameron to Fresh News Articles
Since 2013, Jenkins Freshpac Systems has had the pleasure in working with Smilesys who is a market leader in the development and production of...
In Full Swing
In Full Swing
27 February 2018
We have been planning for your 2018 season for some time now, in fact, fruit label production for some categories began in mid-2017. High...
Our Partners: We Don't Go It Alone
Our Partners: We Don't Go It Alone
26 February 2018
 - Posted by Ann Cameron to Fresh News Articles
Delivering awesome products has a lot to do with partnerships. Here is a quick look at a few of our long-standing partners, and an intro into who...
February Santa?
February Santa?
24 February 2018
 - Posted by Jo Mackie to Fresh News Articles
This time of the year in "label land" you could be forgiven for feeling like an early Santa, you know how the story goes. "He's...
The Storm Before the Calm!
The Storm Before the Calm!
21 February 2018
2018 is set to be the biggest year, by some margin, for our customer’s adoption of technology. The willingness to adopt automated solutions,...
A Guiding Light: Fruit Logistica Overview
A Guiding Light: Fruit Logistica Overview
21 February 2018
 - Posted by Jamie Lunam to Fresh News Articles
A Guiding Light: Fruit Logistica Overview There is no disputing the fact that New Zealand is its own country and its people have their own view...
Pouch Bags - Latest Pack Types
Pouch Bags - Latest Pack Types
25 January 2018
Pouch Bags at Mucci Farms Posted by Jenkins Freshpac Systems As we move around the world we meet some cool brands and bump into some great product...
Fresh Produce Marketing
Fresh Produce Marketing
25 January 2018
The Packaging Pitch: Know thy product, find thy consumer Fresh Produce Marketing founder, Lisa Cork Over the past 18 months, my team and I...
Labour and Automation
Labour and Automation
18 December 2017
Labour, Labour and Automation The new Labour government’s announcement that they are targeting a $20ph minimum wage by 2021 has been met...
How to encourage repeat purchasing
How to encourage repeat purchasing
11 December 2017
How to encourage repeat purchasing It is my favourite time of year when summerfruit starts hitting the retail shelves again.  Cherries are...
Opinion: Will the lights actually go out?
Opinion: Will the lights actually go out?
11 December 2017
Opinion: Will the lights actually go out? In the 48 hours prior to writing this article I have had three extremely interesting conversations with...
What packaging looks like in today's healthy landscape
What packaging looks like in today's healthy landscape
11 December 2017
What packaging looks like in today’s healthy landscape This is a vital moment in the packaging world, with health-conscious and...
What makes the consumer choose your product?
What makes the consumer choose your product?
11 December 2017
What makes the consumer choose your product? What makes you choose a product over its competitor? In a world where too many choices make...
ElastiTag: Take it off, put it on or put it in!
ElastiTag: Take it off, put it on or put it in!
15 October 2017
Take it off, put it on or put it in! For some time fresh produce has had an option to ‘bare all’ by losing packaging with the...
Top Seal Packaging: The way of the future?
Top Seal Packaging: The way of the future?
10 October 2017
Top Seal Packaging - the way of the future? Fresh produce packaging has been revolutionised in other parts of the world over recent years. Tesco,...
Automation: When and how do you make the jump?
Automation: When and how do you make the jump?
8 October 2017
When and HOW do you make the jump? Across the nation, as far as packhouse efficiencies go, it’s generally accepted that automation is the...
Smarter Tray Labelling for Smarter Packhouses
Smarter Tray Labelling for Smarter Packhouses
1 October 2017
Smarter Tray Labelling for Smarter Packhouses Tray labelling is one of New Zealand’s favourite ways to get a brand or other information...
Is 'Gate To Plate' an Actual Thing?
Is 'Gate To Plate' an Actual Thing?
1 October 2017
Is ‘Gate to Plate’ an Actual Thing? Being deeply ingrained in any industry sector for decades means you get to see some things come...
Consumables: The trend is undeniable
Consumables: The trend is undeniable
12 September 2017
The trend is undeniable Research is showing a clear and growing trend that consumers have an increasing demand for healthy snacks that can be...
Fruit Labels: Every fruit label needs a health check
Fruit Labels: Every fruit label needs a health check
8 September 2017
Even Fruit Label needS a Health Check Jenkins Freshpac Systems have around 400 active labels on the go at any point in time and on average...
Sustainability and Packaging: The sustainability quandary
Sustainability and Packaging: The sustainability quandary
5 September 2017
The Sustainability Quandary As we trawl the planet for emerging technologies around sustainable packaging solutions, we often find ourselves...
Packhouse Automation: Partners going the distance
Packhouse Automation: Partners going the distance
1 September 2017
Partners going the distance Italian automation pioneers Sorma have a strong history of helping Kiwi packhouses automate and gain operational...
Plantech, Western Bay of Plenty
Plantech, Western Bay of Plenty
22 August 2017
New institute could ‘transform hort sector’ A new technology research institute called Plantech is planned for Western Bay of Plenty...
Urged to Watch Consumer Trends
Urged to Watch Consumer Trends
22 August 2017
NZ fruit & vegetable sector urged to watch consumer trends Produce News There is significant potential for New Zealand to increase...
Digital Grocery Shopping Set to Surge?
Digital Grocery Shopping Set to Surge?
8 August 2017
Digital grocery shopping set to surge? Jamie Lunam, GM, Jenkins Freshpac Systems The digital future of shopping poses a fascinating...
Sinclair Print On Demand
Sinclair Print On Demand
5 May 2017
SINCLAIR PRINT ON DEMAND Posted by Jamie Lunam, Jenkins Freshpac Systems   Sinclair® Print on Demand™ Variable Print...
Marketing to Millennials
Marketing to Millennials
22 February 2017
When it comes to marketing efforts, Millennials drive the bus Produce News Millennials want fresh, healthy and quick. ... bean-counting is that...