New clamshell retail pack for premium lettuce

Church Brothers Farms developed a new clamshell for its Little Gem lettuce that protects and showcases the premium variety at retail. The new patent-pending four-count clamshell is designed to protect the unique properties of the compact-sized lettuce while providing more product visibility on shelf. The…

Pat Mangulabnan

Sustainable packaging will grow into a new plant

Lately, many improvements in sustainable packaging have been made globally,  promoting both healthy food and sustainable living. In Thailand, ‘Sprout’ has entered the market. This innovative packaging design is an environmentally-pleasant packaging that aims to make a literally greener planet. The design packs…

Plenty

says Plenty's Co-founder Nate Storey.

“COVID is helping the world to re-examine its values”

With all the health concerns and supply chain disruptions resulting from the pandemic, many consumers are looking for locally and responsibly produced fruits and vegetables. And Plenty is firing on all cylinders to meet this increased demand. According to Dr. Nate Storey, co-founder and chief science…

GrowUp FARM

Growing sprouts in a former slaughterhouse

Grow Up FARM has recently launched a new product, named Eat-Grow-Repeat: small pea shoots that grow on a small hemp-square in a bag. "Rip off the upper section of the bag, and the bottom of the bag is now the pot," Lasse Vilmar, Chief Executive Grower of the company, explains. "Place the bottom of the…

New compostable packaging can double shelf-life of fresh produce

Compostable packaging producer TIPA and shelf-life extension specialist PerfoTec have partnered to offer fully compostable packaging that extends the shelf-life of fresh produce. The resulting laser microperforated compostable film provides retailers and suppliers with the ideal packaging qualities to…

"The solution lies not in less but in better packaging"

"The packaging industry is under pressure to change the negative image of plastics and packaging into a positive one. After all, packaging was created to get food to the consumer safe and sound. Food waste is, of course, a much bigger problem, and skimping on packaging could have a detrimental effect on…

Packaging company sees steady growth in demand for new sustainable line

As consumers are becoming more environmentally conscious, the demand for sustainable packaging options continues to increase every year. In response to this demand, as well as to reflect their own sustainability values, Warren Packaging has been working on developing a sustainable packaging line. “We…


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