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Packaging: The need for better solutions

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Despite the huge number of innovations, the fundamental problems of produce packaging do not seem to have been solved in any comprehensive way.

Packaging: The cost of innovation

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Considering all the innovation in packaging, the question remains: Are these newfangled packages going to be more expensive than their predecessors? After all, as a rule, new things cost more than old things.

Packaging: Sustainability and bulk

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Produce industry experts agree that the move toward sustainability will continue.

The pandemic trend on increased packaging

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The trend toward increased packaging continued during the pandemic.

Packaging: The clamshell and visibility

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Probably no item exemplifies the dilemmas surrounding produce packaging more than the clear plastic clamshell.

Packaging: ‘Widely Recyclable’ often isn’t

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Sadly, recyclable packaging products aren’t always, or often, recycled.

Packaging: Thinking Beyond the Box

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An update on sustainable, biodegradable, and recyclable packaging

All About Drones: Improving food safety

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Drones can be used in detecting pathogens for food safety. Nanoreagents, LLC, based in Tampa, FL, …

All About Drones: Data analysis

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Analyzing data from drones is very time-consuming and requires specific, high-level knowledge of software, even statistics.

All About Drones: Data collection

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As with several strawberry growers, Olga Walsh, research associate professor at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Idaho, sees many benefits from drones.