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Canadian produce industry reps meet with Trudeau

- Analysis
Representatives of the Canadian produce industry met with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau in San Francisco in November.

Packaging knowledge could reduce food waste

- General News
Americans throw out a staggering 120 billion pounds of food each year. That’s 325 pounds per person, totaling an estimated 40% of the nation’s food production. 

IFPA meets with Canadian PM on food affordability, packaging policy

- General News
With increasing consumption of fresh produce as its top priority, on November 15, International Fresh Produce Association CEO Cathy Burns and VP of Innovation, Vonnie Estes, attended a roundtable meeting focused on U.S. and Canadian consumer food affordability with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Fresh Del Monte to start using RPCs for bananas

- General News
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, marketers, and distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Arena Packaging, a leading packaging, design, and pooling company in North America, to introduce Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for bananas.

Highline Mushrooms offers clear PET till

- General News
Clear tills of mushrooms will be packed on Highline farms across Canada this week under the Highline brand.

Session explores the reality of packaging in produce

- General News
Produce packaging advancements need collaboration, education, and a dose of reality from all stakeholders.

Oppy, Avoworks, and Eco Farms introduce sustainable packaging revolution with 100% home compostability

- General News
“This pack is a total game-changer. It’s an easy-to-adopt solution that checks all the boxes,” said Avoworks President Pedro Somarriba.

Stemilt brings new sustainable solution, varieties to IFPA Global Show

- General News
Like an apple on a tree, Stemilt welcomes growth and shares a passion for freshness with retailers this year at IFPA’s Global Produce & Floral Show

HAB study shows bagged avocados expands category

- General News
The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) is excited to share the findings of its recent study on the impact of bagged avocados on avocado category trends, shedding light on the remarkable shifts in the avocado category's retail landscape over the past four years.

Meijer to carry Bolthouse Farms carrots in compostable bags

- Featured
Meijer announced today it is the first retailer nationwide to carry Earthbound Farm Organic Mini Peeled Carrots – packaged by Bolthouse Farms in compostable bags.