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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 »

StePac to present fresh produce packaging sustainability strategy at PMA Fresh

Fresh produce packaging experts at StePac L.A., Ltd., present the company’s four pillared sustainability strategy for fresh produce packaging. The a... continue reading »

Ocean Mist Farms adding three recyclable packaging options for artichokes

Ocean Mist Farms has announced three new organic artichoke packaging options to the Ocean Mist Organic line. The new packaging options will be displ... continue reading »

PPC Flexible Packaging announces line of recyclable, compostable pouches

PPC Flexible Packaging has announced a new line of recyclable and compostable pouches called PPC Green. Earth Pack is a fully recyclable pouch that... continue reading »

Genera gets funding for agricultural-based food packaging plant in Tennessee

Genera has secured more than $118 million in a new investment for an initial manufacturing facility to produce its Earthable line of sustainable agri... continue reading »

ALDI plans to make its packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025

In April, ALDI outlined a series of goals that will make all of its packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. In addition, ALDI plans to ... continue reading »

Ed Treacy to take sustainability leadership role for PMA

The Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Vice President, Supply Chain and Sustainability Ed Treacy will take on leadership for PMA’s sustainabi... continue reading »

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Circular business models deliver sustainability wins

By Suzanne Lindsay-Walker | Columnist Consumer choice is exploding in today’s technologically advanced society, transforming the methods for maki... continue reading »