sustainability

Plastic-free, compostable packaging wave underway

The packaging industry is facing rapid change, and nowhere was this more evident than at Fruit Logistica 2020 in February,  where sustainable packagi... continue reading »

Syngenta’s purple tomato wins coveted innovation award

Each year, the Fruit Logistica Innovation Award (FLIA) is presented to outstanding innovations in the fruit and vegetables supply chain. This year, th... continue reading »

Lamb Weston releases first Environmental, Social, and Governance report

Lamb Weston Holdings has announced the publication of its first Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report. The report outlines the way sustai... continue reading »

Fox Packaging joins two sustainability initiatives

Fox Packaging is expanding its sustainability footprint by joining a pair of programs. Fox has joined the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) and... continue reading »

Packaging to be part of Syngenta’s $2 billion sustainability investment

To improve sustainability across its supply chain, Syngenta recently announced a $2 billion investment in sustainable agriculture. Part of this inves... continue reading »

BASF launches blockchain plastic recycling model in Canada

BASF has launched a pilot project called reciChain in British Columbia designed to better manage plastic waste. According to BASF, the proj... continue reading »

Del Monte highlights sustainability efforts through product labeling

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. has announced the launch of an exciting new way  to communicate its ongoing sustainability efforts. [caption id="a... continue reading »

Fox Cherry Stand Up Pouch Bag

New concepts in food packaging

In recent years there has been a surge of criticism against plastic packaging and the damage it does to the planet. As fruit and vegetable processo... continue reading »

USDA, EPA, FDA announce partnership with Food Waste Reduction Alliance

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced O... continue reading »

TOMRA announces commitment to reducing plastic in oceans

TOMRA has announced a commitment to enable 40% of plastic packaging produced globally each year to be collected for recycling by 2030. Currently, o... continue reading »