SUNRAYS Grapes to Shine Even Brighter in Year 2

October 6, 2021 Jac. Vandenberg, Inc.

Jac. Vandenberg, Inc., the Tarrytown-based fresh produce importer and marketer, is gearing up for an exciting second year for its SUNRAYS® grape brand. After a successful debut, SUNRAYS® grapes is announcing several new developments to its 2021-2022 program which officially starts next month.

Berry Growers Introduce Innovation Challenge to Solve for Agricultural Plastic Waste

October 6, 2021 Driscoll’s

Driscoll’s has partnered with Think Beyond Plastic to launch an inaugural Agricultural Plastics Innovation Challenge, which aims to stimulate new recycling processes and the development of alternatives to conventionally used field plastics. Innovators, entrepreneurs, research institutes, start-ups and institutions are encouraged to submit applications for innovative solutions, and winners will have the opportunity to pilot their innovations in a commercial environment.

Clover Sonoma Announces First Post-Consumer Recycled Gallon Milk Jug in the United States

October 4, 2021 Clover Sonoma

Clover Sonoma, a third-generation family-owned and operated dairy and Certified B Corporation®, today announced it is launching the first post-consumer recycled (PCR) gallon milk jug in the United States. Starting with thirty percent PCR content on its organic gallon milk line, the company commits to increasing the PCR content and extending PCR content use across all Clover Sonoma gallon milk jugs by 2025. Using PCR content in plastic packaging creates a closed loop system for recycling plastic gallon milk jugs and ensures that plastic is neither created nor destroyed, but re-used for a single purpose.

Harpak-ULMA Partners with Maple Leaf Foods to Showcase Smart, Connected Packaging Solutions

September 30, 2021 Harpak-ULMA

A new report commissioned by the industry association, Food and Beverage Ontario, details an exciting and innovative partnership between Harpak-ULMA and Maple Leaf Foods, the largest producer of prepared poultry and meats in Canada.

Preferred by Home Delivery Consumers, Aptar Food + Beverage’s SeaWell™ Active Packaging Systems Passes ISTA and ASTM Testing

September 21, 2021 Aptar Food + Beverage

Aptar Food + Beverage – Food Protection, part of AptarGroup, Inc. and a leader in a broad range of food protection and active material science solutions for seafood and fresh-cut produce, passed ASTM (American Society for Testing & Materials) and ISTA (International Safe Transit Association) 3A testing procedures for its SeaWell™ active packaging system, confirming its robustness for e-Commerce seafood delivery.