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Terphane offers packaging options at Fresh Summit booth

Bloomfield, N.Y.-based Terphane, a polyester films manufacturing company, is showcasing three solutions for produce companies at the Produce Marketing Association’s virtual Fresh Summit.

Giumarra invites retailers to learn about Fair Trade at Fresh Summit

The Giumarra Cos., Los Angeles, and Fair Trade USA are planning an educational web seminar during the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit. 

W-Cycle’s SupraPulp offers plastic alternative to the industry

Israeli startup W-Cycle has developed a plastic-free packaging from sugarcane waste, SupraPulp, that can be used with fruit and vegetables and other food.

Nature Fresh Farms pledges to plant 25,000 trees

Leamington, Ontario-based Nature Fresh Farms will plant one tree for every social media post featuring the firm’s sustainability messaging.

Suppliers in U.S., Canada join massive retail sustainability plan

More than a dozen companies that supply produce in the U.S. have joined the 10x20x30 initiative, in which a group of 10-plus retailers have at least 20 suppliers who pledge to cut foot loss and waste in half by 2030.

Wholesum launches top seal pack for organic tomatoes-on-the-vine

Amado, Ariz.-based Wholesum is introducing top-seal packaging for its organic tomatoes-on-the-vine. 

Packer Insight — Washington Conference, SPS, new traceability rules

The Packer's team catches you up on the news of the week, from the Washington Conference to the Sustainable Produce Summit to stricter traceability rules for certain produce items.

Industry leaders detail sustainable changes, opportunities ahead

Prominent produce executives discussed during a Sustainable Produce Summit panel the evolution of the industry and the opportunities that exist for companies to make their operations more sustainable.

Keynote delivers insight on Kroger’s Zero Hunger|Zero Waste program

Kari Armbruster, program manager for Kroger’s Zero Hunger|Zero Waste, presented at SPS about the retailer’s sustainability goals and provided more perspective by responding to attendee questions via a live chat.

Walmart sets goal for zero emissions by 2040

Walmart plans to achieve zero emissions and engage in a massive conservation effort in the next two decades on its journey to becoming a regenerative company.