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When plastic isn’t the enemy

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Have you ever bought a seedless cucumber WITHOUT the plastic wrap?

It’s unlikely, because that wrap serves a vital function for this type of cucumber. Without it, the skin can’t keep the moisture in, and the cucumber shrivels and rots within days.

Anne-Marie and I talk about the business case for some types of plastic packaging, and how Coborn’s flipped a beef consumers had in the meat case in the latest Ideas Ripe for the Picking.

Check it out!


Pamela Riemenschneider is the Retail Editor for Blue Book Services.