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Inline Plastics has expanded its Essentials Platters line with the addition of seven new ready-to-serve options.The clear, rectangle-shaped party platters are made with 10% post-consumer content, offering consumer solutions in a sustainable fashion, according to a news release.“We wanted to offer a packaging solution for any event — from birthday parties to holiday gatherings to neighborhood cookouts,” Inline Plastic...

Packaging can have a bad rap in some sustainability circles. But let’s never lose sight of what that package excels in: minimizing food waste and maintaining food safety. That’s pretty Earth-friendly.As director of sustainability at the International Fresh Produce Association, Tamara Muruetagoiena will be the first to tell you that trying to make your produce packaging more sustainable is complicated. The solutions a...

Value: Packaged products cost more than bulk produce does, but often they add value, and with the economy forcing such inflated prices, that's all we can offer.When shoppers are trying to buy less or save money other ways, price dominates their purchase decisions, but not as much as the industry would think, according to market research firm 210 Analytics data from April.Shoppers said, when buying fresh produce, this...

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes, 59 secondsOverview: What retailer recycling initiatives might mean for the end consumer;  From social media to point of sale to in-store marketing - the different ways retailers can educate shoppers about their sustainability practices;  Read about a variety of successful sustainability initiatives retailers have implemented; Tips and tricks to success in the produce...

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Sustainable packaging is top of mind for Phil Warren, owner of Warren Packaging Inc., Ontario, Calif.Warren’s packaging offerings are paper-based, recyclable, biodegradable and compostable.“We manufacture the big three: corrugated boxes, folding cartons or paper boxes and labels, he said.Learn more about Warren Packaging.While manning his booth June 4, at PMG and The Packer’s West Coast Produce...





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