With Spring around the corner, Schoeller Allibert is offering a selection of deals in its seasonal promotion across a wide range of harvesting and distribution trays for the fresh produce sector. The UK’s largest manufacturer of plastic containers and reusable transit packaging (RTP), Schoeller Allibert is offering substantial cost savings on crates and bulk boxes for all varieties of fruit and vegetables.
The Spring promotion savings, based on product and quantity chosen, are available only on advance orders placed by February 27. The offer includes ten models of harvesting and distribution containers including Maxinest produce trays, field crates and Geobox bulk containers.
Schoeller Allibert’s Maxinest stack-nest trays are market-leaders in the food distribution industry and the offer covers 35 and 44-litre models. These are suitable for harvesting and distribution of most fruit and vegetables, from bulkier items such as cauliflower and cabbages through to apples, pears, salads and herbs. For more delicate produce, such as tomatoes and mushrooms, the offer includes the smaller 15-litre Maxinest half-tray. Maxinest trays fit with all standard distribution and display cabinet arrangements and work seamlessly with the latest filling, weighing, handling and pallet storage methods. As a retail-ready product, they reduce handling times and the ventilated design promotes air circulation helping prolong shelf life.
Also included in the promotion are bi-colour stack-nest 50-litre containers, 45-litre stacking field crates and 43-litre ventilated stacking containers. The stack-nest containers securely stack when loaded and nest by turning through 180°, offering a 70% space saving on return journeys. Designed to suit conveyors and other automated equipment, they have solid sides and base and the bi-colour design provides visual identification of the stack/nest position. The ventilated stacking containers are suitable both for food handling and plant propagation, seed potato chitting and vegetable harvesting.
For bulky produce, the Spring promotion includes Schoeller Allibert’s ventilated Geobox with a choice of two or three runners. This large-capacity, robust container is suitable for heavy-duty stacking to 10-high and is capable of carrying a 450kg load.
Stephanie Carr, National Field Sales Manager says: “Our seasonal promotions are designed to help producers and retailers prepare for busy periods by planning ahead for their transit packaging requirements with the added bonus of some excellent money-saving opportunities. This promotion is focused on harvesting and distribution and features some of our most popular products.
“These products are designed to go from growers or processors straight to supermarket shelves, so reduce the amount of handling required. This not only helps take cost out of the supply chain, it reduces the danger of damage to more delicate produce as it makes its way to the consumer. As returnable packaging, they are also designed to maximise space utilisation by achieving greater vehicle fill on return trips.”
Schoeller Allibert’s Spring promotion applies to orders placed before February 27 2015. For further product information or to order, visit www.schoellerallibert.com. Existing customers should contact their account manager.