Despite the huge number of innovations, the fundamental problems of produce packaging do not seem to have been solved in any comprehensive way.
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.
Produce industry experts agree that the move toward sustainability will continue.
The trend toward increased packaging continued during the pandemic.
Probably no item exemplifies the dilemmas surrounding produce packaging more than the clear plastic clamshell.
Sadly, recyclable packaging products aren’t always, or often, recycled.
An update on sustainable, biodegradable, and recyclable packaging
Drones can be used in detecting pathogens for food safety. Nanoreagents, LLC, based in Tampa, FL, …
Analyzing data from drones is very time-consuming and requires specific, high-level knowledge of software, even statistics.
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.