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StePac launches recyclable top seal solution

- General News
Fresh produce packaging innovators, StePac Ltd. has expanded its range of top seals with new solutions to boost the retail fresh produce packaging sector.

Fiber-based packaging stands out at OPS

- Produce with Pamela
As one shipper told me, calls for sustainable packaging are like a tsunami, and we’re just seeing the waves recede from the beach. In other words: Brace yourself. It’s coming.

Packaging inching toward sustainable

- Produce with Pamela
Prior to the pandemic, the produce industry spent a lot of time talking about more sustainable packaging options. After a break, I’m seeing retailers getting back on track with pilot initiatives for an array of different styles of packaging.

DAUMAR appoints North American CEO

- General News
DAUMAR is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ivan Corvillo as our North American Chief Executive Officer.

European packaging restriction will have consequences

- General News
North American produce companies that export to Europe face new regulations on packaging.

Blue Apron sets sustainable packaging goals

- General News
Blue Apron today announced a new sustainable packaging goal for its meal kit boxes of 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable by the end of 2025. The company also strives to use 75% post-consumer recycled content, by weight, in its meal kit boxes by the end of 2025.

Produce packaging: A bag of contradictions

- Analysis
Produce packaging presents some major contradictions these days.

WestRock introduces new “EverGrow” packaging

- General News
WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has announced an expansion of its produce packaging offerings with the launch of its EverGrow Collection.

Family Tree Farms unveils new brand

- General News
Just like Family Tree Farms’ unique fruit, its new brand is anything but ordinary. Family Tree Farms’ modernized brand preserves the heart and soul of its deep family roots while introducing a contemporary, consumer-focused story of the world’s most flavorful fruit.

NatuWrap coating extends shelf life, cuts food waste

- General News
Nabaco’s NatuWrap, a colorless, flavorless, edible coating for fresh produce, is made from commonly-consumed food products in including tree extracts and bentonite clays that are also found in things like candy and nutritional supplements.