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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.

Sobeys to introduce reusable produce bags in first push to eliminate plastic bags by January 2020

- Retail
The Canadian grocer eliminates plastic bags as first step in removing unnecessary plastic from retail and focuses on promoting reusable, sustainable alternatives that drive long-term behavioural change

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.

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.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review: May 24, 2019

- Produce with Pamela
Greg and Pamela discuss the California cherry nightmare, and see how Whole Foods' produce bags stack up against the competition. 

Whole Foods reduces plastic with smaller produce bags, straw removal

- Retail
The company is the first U.S. retailer to remove plastic straws chain-wide.

Albertsons Companies unveils new pledge to reduce plastic use in packaging

- General News
Albertsons Companies today announced a broad plastic waste reduction pledge to advance sustainability throughout the company, starting with its extensive Own Brands portfolio.