23 December 1998
Standard box for EU’s fruit and veg?

A GROUP of European companies are making a drive to establish a standardised cardboard box for fruit and vegetables.

The group includes SCA and Assi Domain of Sweden, International Paper of the US and Kappa of The Netherlands.

Some billion cardboard boxes for fruit and vegetables, worth an estimated £500 million, are used each year throughout Europe.

  • Financial Times 23/12/98 page 4