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CPMA releases report on plastics in produce industry

The topic of plastic in produce packaging has been addressed in a big way by the Canadian Produce Marketing Association.

Ocean Mist touts organic artichoke retail packs

New recyclable corrugated packaging options are available from Castroville, Calif.-based Ocean Mist Farms.

Report: Supermarkets can move beyond plastics

Smart supermarkets of the future can leave behind much of their reliance on single-use packaging, a new report from Greenpeace USA claims.

Sustainable packaging choices not always simple

The demand for sustainability in packaging is growing but the choices in pursuit of that goal aren’t necessarily easy.

Bedford Industries earns BRC certification

Effective Nov. 2, Worthington, Minn.-based Bedford Industries has earned its British Retail Consortium (BRC) food safety certification.

IFCO redesigns website to focus on many uses of RPCs

Reusable plastic container company IFCO Systems has redesigned its website to allow users to find industry-specific products and services.

Corrugated industry touts versatility, recycling with campaign

The corrugated packaging industry has chosen America Recycles Day to shine a light on a recovery rate of 96% in 2018.

Robinson Fresh Daily ‘Dos: ripe avocados throughout the week

Robinson Fresh is taking the guesswork out of choosing avocados that will be ripe throughout the week with a four-pack of fruit at different stages of ripeness.

RPC tests confirm IFCO’s cleaning, sanitizing process

Testing from an independent laboratory has confirmed that IFCO’s cleaning and sanitation process on reusable plastic containers effectively remove or deactivate pathogens.

Goodbye, generic UPCs, as produce shifts to specific codes

Starting in 2020, new generic Universal Product Codes will not be issued for produce in the U.S. and Canada, with company-specific codes taking their place.
Nov 14, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Packaging, #CPMA, #PMA, #CPMA