Can we go plastic-free in the grape category?

- Produce with Pamela
While it does serve a purpose for many items in the produce department, there are many who'd like to see a plastic-free produce department.  Is it possible? 

Dayka & Hackett launches plastic-free grape packaging

- General News
The unique paper used in the Eco-Tote™ is biodegradable, compostable and recyclable. The colorful design appeals to environmentally conscious consumers and those just looking for a fresh approach to how they purchase grapes.

Grocer pilots laser-labeled mangoes to minimize plastic packaging

- Retail
The first organic mangoes with laser labeling are available in all EUROSPAR and INTERSPAR stores in Austria.

Markon debuts sustainable strawberry packaging

- General News
MONTEREY, CA – Markon Cooperative Inc., Salinas, CA, showed its new 100 percent recyclable cardboard clamshell for its strawberries at the Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Expo July 27.

GreenFruit Avocados to introduce shelf-life extending boxes at PMA Foodservice

- General News

PRESS RELEASE Newport Beach, CA (July 23, 2019) — Fully-integrated grower and shipper GreenFruit Avocados BB …

Organic produce, packaging and plastic

- Produce with Pamela
I don’t think I’ve heard the word plastic mentioned so many times in the space of two days, before I attended the Organic Produce Summit July 10-11.

Yerecic wins World Label Award

- General News
Seventy-two entries were submitted in 21 classes with Yerecic winning in Class 21 for Booklet Labels

When plastic isn’t the enemy

- Produce with Pamela
Have you ever bought a seedless cucumber WITHOUT the plastic wrap?

Plastic in the produce department – when does it make sense?

- Produce with Pamela
In Episode 2 of Ideas Ripe for the Picking, we discuss grocers ditching plastic packaging, and the business case for packaged produce.

Morrisons to introduce plastic-free fruit and veg areas

- Retail
Morrisons is to become the first British supermarket to roll-out plastic free fruit and veg areas in many of its stores. Customers will be able to choose from up to 127 varieties of fruit and veg - and buy them loose or put them in recyclable paper bags.