Salt of the Earth puts €1 million into packaging makeover

new automatic packaging system at Salt of the Earth plantSalt of the Earth has introduced a new automatic packaging production line to improve quality and expand packaging options. The total investment is €1 million. The high-tech automatic packaging system is designed for tablets and granular salt products. Using rolls instead of traditional premade polyethylene (PE) bags, the new system enables the expansion of product range to 10kg and 25kg packaging, while significantly improving packaging quality of the company’s products.

Salt of the Earth’s decision to improve production and customer options with an automated packaging system was motivated by its sustainability strategy and continued efforts to stay on the cutting edge of food industry trends.

“This new packaging system is another step toward expanding on our sustainable strategy,” explains Dovik Tal, CEO of Salt of the Earth. “We continue to actively seek ways to reduce energy consumption and resources and, above all, improve product quality—all of which have a direct effect on operating costs. The new system complies with the highest standards of quality and safety.”

The new packaging line, specifically designed to meet the company’s requirements, is fully automated and incorporates a large storage tank, dual packing machine and conveyors that were custom-adjusted to the former packaging lines. This allowed re-use of suitable existing equipment and incorporation of an automatic palletizer robot.

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