Chris Koger

Chris Koger

Jasa packaging equipment takes plastic out of the picture

Jasa Packaging Solutions, The Netherlands, has seen plastic-free packaging growing as a trend in Europe, and now it's happening in the U.S.

Star Group focuses on tech program at Fresh Summit

The Star Group, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is expanding a focus on technology to improve processes from food safety to ensuring better flavor of the produce it grows.

Smurfit Kappa debuts paper-based packaging for mangoes at PMA

Smurfit Kappa worked with the National Mango board and growers, shippers and retailer to create paper-based packaging suitable for the fruit, and it will be unveiled at the PMA’s Fresh Summit.

Officers seize $1.8 million in meth from tomato semi

Border officials have discovered $1.8 million in methamphetamine in connection with a commercial truckload of tomatoes at a Pharr, Texas, port of entry.

Thomas Fresh brings back pink packages for onions

Thomas Fresh, Calgary, Alberta, is bringing back pink packaging on onions to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Bunzl Ag’s eco-friendly packaging on display at PMA

The Bunzl Agriculture Group, Oxnard, Calif., is introducing a line of eco-packaging Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit expo.

Curation unveils new Eat Smart salad packaging at Fresh Summit

Curation Foods is unveiling a new look for its Eat Smart brand at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit expo.

Unitec celebrates success of the past year at Fresh Summit

Sorting equipment manufacturer Unitec Group has a lot to talk about since exhibiting at the 2018 Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

FiveStar Gourmet Foods expands Simply Fresh snack lines

FiveStar Gourmet Foods is expanding its Simply Fresh snack lines with 25 new stock-keeping units for retail.
Oct 17, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #PMA, #Fresh-cut

Tosca to acquire Polymer Logistics, uniting RPC suppliers

Tosca, a company specializing in reusable packaging and supply chain solutions, has agreed to acquire Polymer Logistics, which offers reusable plastic containers and retail merchandising systems.