sustainability

Sharing the sustainability story: What consumers want to know

Sustainability is a major concern among consumers. Food producers are aware of that, but often unsure how to address it. The notion of sustainable ... continue reading »

Del Monte moving two vessels to west coast to improve logistics

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., one of North America’s leading marketers and distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, ha... continue reading »

Gotham Greens opening high-tech greenhouse near UC-Davis

Gotham Greens, an indoor agriculture business operating high-tech greenhouses across the United States, recently announced its latest state-of-the-ar... continue reading »

Nominations sought for Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award

The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) announced Feb. 22 the opening of the call for entries for the 10th annual Excellence in Reusable Packaging Aw... continue reading »

Food packaging innovation to prevent food waste

When combined, packaging and unconsumed food account for almost half of the items landfilled in the United States, with some of these discarded materi... continue reading »

United Fresh launches produce industry compensation survey

The United Fresh Produce Association has launched its 2021 Compensation Survey for the fresh produce industry. The data collected will be published in... continue reading »

Walmart signs reusable plastic containers deal with IFCO Systems

IFCO Systems, the world’s largest operator of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food packaging, and Walmart, announced the completion of ... continue reading »

Reusable Packaging Association adds to board of directors

The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) started 2021 with new executive committee members and additions to its board of directors. After serving his... continue reading »

Large German berry packer moves toward sustainability with traysealer

Fresh berries are a growing market in Germany, as well as the rest of the world. To meet the growing demand, Baumann Vertriebs GmbH & Co., a be... continue reading »

Steve Lutz talks COVID produce shopping trends

Consumers have moved away from eating at restaurants and more toward shopping for food and eating at home the past nine months, and that’s been out ... continue reading »