Canadian Produce Marketing Association and VCM International Release Plastic Packaging Technical Report and Roadmap

- General News
The Technical Report details the results of months of research on Canadian and global plastic use, focusing on the fresh fruit and vegetable supply chain’s impact.

Packaging innovation benefits everyone

- Produce Blueprints

The future of produce packaging won’t just benefit growers, suppliers, and consumers, it should be better …

Europe shows benefits and dangers of packaging revolution

- Produce Blueprints

European packaging trends are on the mind of Dr. Eva Almenar, associate professor at Michigan State …

Produce packaging serves many purposes

- Produce Blueprints

While critical to many companies’ approach to packaging innovation, environmental concerns are only part of the …

Plastic packaging moves in new directions

- Produce Blueprints

Just as previous generations were raised on packaging made from wood, paper, and cardboard, today’s consumers …

Developing the next generation of produce packaging

- Produce Blueprints

It wasn’t that long ago that all fresh fruits and vegetables were sold bulk, and sophisticated …

CPMA podcast digs into produce and plastic

- Produce with Pamela
If you haven’t caught the CPMA Produce Talks podcast lately, you missed a great one talking about plastic.

Plastic packaging is not the enemy, says panel at FPAA

- General News
Consumers say they want less food packaging, especially single-use plastic. But two produce industry leaders say plastic packaging is often the best way to reduce food waste and improve food safety, and burdensome restrictions on plastic will have unintended negative consequences.

Oppy inspires recycling with new partnership

- General News

PRESS RELEASE Joining more than 175 brand owners and retailers that have added the How2Recycle® label …

Bedford Industries’ TagBack initiative seeks to close sustainability gap in produce supply chain

- General News

PRESS RELEASE Worthington, MN (Oct. 16, 2019) – Each year, billions of produce items move from …