Here you find the latest news and product announcements.

Operation Clean Sweep

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MANI subscribes to the goals of Operation Clean Sweep and installs filters to avoid contamination of rivers/sea and environment with plastic pellets.

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Breakdown Plastic™ - BDP PP / BDP PET

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ScreenShot 2019-10-07 at 14.46.47For a number a number of reasons, billions of plastic containers find their way to landfill sites every year rather than being recycled for re-use. 

Our packaging made out of BDP-PP and BDP-PET provides end-of- life solution to these discarded containers, enabling them to naturally decompose in a few years rather than centuries.

BDP-PP and BDP-PET are recyclable AND biodegradable*. 

Biodegration rates are measured according to the ASTM D5511 test method for determining anaerobic biodegration of plastics under water high solids anaerobic digestion conditions. Tests are generally conducted using 50% solids content. Solids content in naturally wetter landfills range from 55% to 65%, while the driest landfills may reach 93%. Actuall biodegration rates will vary in biology-active landfills according to the type of plastic used, the product configuration, and the solid content, temperature and moisture levels of the landfill.

When talking about biodegradable plastics, it is very important to understand the definition of the biodegradation process. This term has been grossly misused and misunderstood. By definition, plastics that fragment or degrade through chemical reactions, ultraviolet radiation and / or mechanical processes are not biodegradable. They are simply degradable and in most cases you get as a result, toxins, heavy metals like cadmium, nickel and cobalt, and residues of the polymer in the environment.

MANI more than duplicates site area, inaugurates new logistics center.

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New Soup Bowls / Poke Bowls / Chirashi Sushi

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Now available. 500cc and 1000cc with leakproof, stackable lid incl. vapour exhaust vent.

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Mani continues to invest

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With the acquisition of another new thermoforming line.

Mani partners with ReFood

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Mani started a partnership with the ReFood organization in Portugal, "an independent, citizen driven, 100% volunteer, eco-humanitarian community charity, working to eliminate food waste and hunger on a neighborhood basis", donating packaging for all ReFood centers in Portugal.

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Mani continues to expand thermoforming capacity

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With the acquisition of another new generation thermoformer:

Relaunch of redesigned 8000 range

We are launching a redesigned 8000 range: bases with stronger walls, more rounded corners, better lid closure.

50 Years of termoforming/extrusion experience, 1964-2014

50 years

Mani expands thermoforming capacity

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With the acquisition of the newest generation thermoformer:

New loading docks

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Mani opens 2 new loading docks for trucks and containers.

Clear bowls


Our new Clear Line with straight walls and clean design for maximum product visibility. Uses same lids as Square and Twirl range. Bases also available in black. Available in PET and PP.

Download leaflet.

Mani optimises Manufacturing Process and Warehouse Management with Sage ERP X3

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new 5200/5300 design

Redesigned lid closure on the M-5200/5300.

new chiller installation


MANI invests in a new chiller installation for the production, using the latest technology for energy consumption and noise reduction.

new tray M-2065

M-2065, Deeper version of M-2060.

Mani expands extrusion capacity by 50%

The acquisition of a new state of the art extrusion equipment allows us to secure JIT deliveries in the future.

salad boxes with a spin

Sometimes Nature gives you the best ideas.

New salad bowls in Square and Twirl design with separate lids.

New HMR and Bakery models


We introduce 8 new PP hinged packs.

144x123: 250,375, 500 cc    160x170: 750, 1000 cc    190x225: 1000, 1500, 2000cc

We introduce 2 new PET bakery packs.

205x150x60, 205x150x75


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