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Twin Cities Business Updates

Business updates from the Twin Cities includes new packaging from Robinson Fresh and Northwestern Fruit Co. purchasing produce operation.

Biggest changes in produce packaging? Let us count the ways

I have discussed the results of an online survey we put out in conjunction with The Packer’s 125th-anniversary publication several times in this space.

Sustainable packaging becomes top priority for suppliers

Sustainability has numerous connotations, including environmental, as well as economic, impacts across the produce industry, packaging suppliers and their clients say.
Aug 20, 2019 by Jim Offner #Packaging

Produce industry sees sustainability as future of packaging

Produce suppliers are taking hard looks at packaging in terms of costs, materials and environmental concerns.

New packaging for Viva Tierra Organic

Viva Tierra Organic, Inc. has introduced a new line of packaging for California grown certified organic apples and pears.

Greenyard USA/Seald Sweet shows Children’s Miracle Network support

Greenyard USA/Seald Sweet created limited-edition Children’s Miracle Network packaging for late mandarin varieties.
Aug 15, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Packaging, #Oranges

Dayka & Hackett releases eco-friendly grape packaging

Reedley, Calif.-based Dayka & Hackett is releasing a newly designed Eco-Tote for table grapes.

Israel’s biggest retailer using Polymer Logistic RPCs

The Israel-based retailer based Shufersal is using Polymer Logistics RPCs in its new logistics center in Shoham, Israel.

Innovia Films earns recyclable rating

Innovia Films’ newly launched high barrier BOPP Propafilm Strata SL film has earned a “very good” rating and has been awarded the “Made for recycling” logo by a German consulting company.
Aug 06, 2019 by Tom Karst #PRODUCE, #Packaging

How do you package?

The way produce is packaged is not only important to consumers, but also to shippers and retailers.
Aug 05, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Packaging