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Veg-Fresh Farms packaging contains pathogen fighters

Veg-Fresh Farms, Corona, Calif., is using packaging to fight pathogens — and not just as a barrier during transport and on retail shelves.

Ayco Farms introduce asparagus bag as pandemic changes norms

Ayco Farms, Pompano Beach, Fla., has seen a “substantial increase” in demand for bagged asparagus from retail customers who are acting on changes in consumer preferences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cascades Fresh packaging focuses on environment

Packaging company Cascades, Kingsley Falls, Quebec, has a new line of packaging for fresh fruits and vegetables, Cascades Fresh.

Fruit World’s organic Thomcord grapes on the way

Fruit World Co., Reedley, Calif., plans to be shipping organic Thomcord grapes the first week of August.

Tops makes changes in produce to reduce environmental impact

Tops Friendly Markets has moved away from foam produce trays and has switched to a local supplier of greenhouse-grown tomatoes as part of ongoing efforts to reduce the company’s environmental impact.

EarthFresh offers potatoes in compostable paper bags

EarthFresh, Atlanta, is offering its line of conventional and organic potatoes in 100% compostable paper bags.

Vegpro switches salad packaging with recycling in mind

Vegpro International, Sherrington, Quebec, is switching packaging of its Fresh Attitude salads to 100% recycled and recyclable plastic containers from Cascades.

Crawford Packaging builds another Ontario location

Crawford Packaging, London, Ontario, is building a new warehouse and showroom in Essex, Ontario.

Naturipe’s value-added blueberry pack designed for foodservice

(CORRECTED) Naturipe Farms, Salinas, Calif., has value-added blueberry foodservice packs that promise contact-free production in the kitchen, longer shelf life and other benefits.

National Mango Board offers packaging seminar

The National Mango Board is presenting a web seminar on mango packaging in Spanish and Portuguese.