Southwest Specialty Food, Inc., producer of the Ass Kickin’ line of hot sauces, is located just west of Phoenix in Goodyear, AZ, US. They have reduced their food label cost by 30% since installing the Afinia Label L801 Colour Label Printer. [Read more…]
Variable data printing is a rapidly growing requirement for many industries. According to a recent report by MarktsandMarkets, the variable data printing market is projected to reach USD 22.27 billion by 2021. That is to say, within five years, it is expected to double it’s current market size of USD 10.79 billion.
Why Variable Data Printing is Growing
Variable data printing is especially important in markets such as food/beverage, pharmaceutical, and cannabis labelling: markets required by the government to display several variable details. [Read more…]
Imagine doing seven hours of work in just 25 minutes.
That is what the Afinia Label L801 Digital Label Printer has done for Kanani Foods, of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Prior to switching to the Afinia Label L801, Kanani Foods was using a thermal printer for their food label production. Not only was the job time consuming, but their labels were also aesthetically subpar. After a customer approached them about the look of their labels (the customer said, “We love your products and hate your labels”), Kanani Foods made the leap to the L801, and started experiencing major savings. See their case study here to learn how the L801 has helped them maintain FDA compliance while decreasing labour and increasing savings.
See our Kanani Foods case study.
Food Allergen Labelling: December 2016 Deadline
Food Allergen Labelling is an important consideration for Food Business Operators (FBO’s). To give one an idea of how prevalent food allergies are, we reviewed a study by EuroPrevall, an EU-funded project about food allergies. The study determined food allergies may be caused by more than 120 foods, but the majority of reactions are caused by milk, egg, peanut, fish, and shellfish.
This will likely cause you to redesign and reprint your labels.
RIFFS Smokehouse needed a printer that could keep up with their growing business. As a supplier of freezer-to-microwave BBQ sandwich packs, they needed label media that could withstand both high heat and freezing temperatures. The Memjet-powered Afinia Label L801 Colour Label Printer provided them with the flexibility and professional results they required, saved them approximately $2,000 per month, and decreased production time from two hours to under five minutes.
“Upgrading to the Memjet-powered Afinia Label L801 Colour Label Printer provided incredible flexibility in both label media support and the ability to keep label production in sync with our fast-growing business. Printing our labels with the L801 also provides us with high-resolution colour label printing, resulting in a better look for our product.” Kevin McElvain, CEO and Founder