Why NNZ packaging?

  • Worldwide coverage
  • Focus on local
  • Broad portfolio
  • Innovative trendsetter
  • Customized packaging
  • Reliable & ethical
  • Sustainable & social-minded
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Customized Packaging Solutions

NNZ is passionate about developing ‘customized packaging solutions’ in close cooperation with its customers and partners.

The role of packaging

People often do not realize it, but packaging makes a contribution to sustainability. Fruit and vegetables are protected in the packaging and therefore longer tenable which prevents food to be wasted. Without packaging transporting food around the globe would not be economically feasible.

Developing sustainable 'customized packaging solutions'

NNZ invests in the development of new packaging and packaging concepts in collaboration with 'partners'. Our partners with whom we develop  ‘customized packaging solutions’ are packaging houses of fresh produce, retail chains, material and machine suppliers, universities and research institutes. NNZ has a central 'marketing innovation team', consisting of an innovation manager, a packaging technologist, a designer and an online marketer. This team supports the various countries in marketing their current portfolio and developing sustainable ‘customized packaging solutions'.

Together with the business unit managers in the countries this team monitors and acts upon developments in the markets, materials, machinery, and consumer behavior. The NNZ team connects to the customer for a briefing, where after the sales representative, packaging technologist and marketers develop a design, using best materials, machinery, and consumer acceptance. Our material expertise covers the broad portfolio of packaging material: jute, paper, plastics, laminates and packaging made from biodegradable materials. The ultimate goal being to provide the customer with the optimum packaging or packaging concept: a 'customized packaging solution'.

In addition, we continuously work to develop sustainable packaging materials and technologies, which have less impact on the environment and ensure a longer shelf life.

International network with 'focus on local'

The desire for sustainable packaging solutions is uniform. There are of course differences within the countries we serve, because each country has its own product range, specific logistics processes and consumer preferences. Our support in the areas of marketing and innovation is matched to this diversity: "focus on local '. For example, we worked with our offices in Spain and Germany on a product (Flow-Fresh ®), which allows packaged strawberries to be more resistant to temperature fluctuations in the logistics chain. The same product is used in Germany for the same purpose, for tomatoes on the vine. For Austria we have developed in a retail jute package for potatoes, as consumers in Austria have a strong preference for this durable natural material.

About NNZ

NNZ is an international company specialising in packaging for customers in the fruit and vegetable sector and industry. Since its foundation in 1922, the family business has steadily developed into an organisation with around 250 employees and an extensive global network of its own branches and partners.

The strength of this network lies in its ability to increase its competitive strength. Like NNZ, the partners in our network can be characterised as sustainable and social, product leaders, customer-oriented, innovative, trendsetters, flexible and transparent, reliable and ethical.

We at NNZ regard our employees as our best assets. We are convinced that this leads to more creativity and productivity, and that is of the utmost importance for our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. We aim to work on a highly personal basis, passionately and enjoyable according to the plan we have made together. Our motto is: 'Together is better'. Together we deliver our customers sustainable customization, logistics solutions and innovation through co-creation.

We are able to meet this need with our subsidiaries at strategic locations in the various countries. We work with our clients and a diverse team of professionals; specialists in the fields of materials, food technology, graphic design and market research. Together we work on tailor-made products, from concept to market launch. For each link in the chain, we offer customer-specific, smart solutions!

Our standard range consists of: net bags, jute bags, paper packaging, woven PP bags, films, cardboard, trays, PP/PET cups, fresh produce buckets, Big Bags and pallet stabilization materials. NNZ also supplies customised packaging. We apply the highest standards of sustainability, efficiency and food safety to all packaging. Our customers thus benefit from our excellent purchasing conditions and high-quality products.