Lipman Family Farms to Showcase Compostable Packaging

March 30, 2021 Lipman Family Farms

Lipman Family Farms will showcase new compostable clamshell packaging at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure conference next week, reinforcing the company’s ongoing commitment to sustainable practices across the supply chain. Carefully curated for Lipman’s Grown True organic grape tomatoes, the packaging offers 100 percent backyard compostability.

Report Finds Landslide Expert Support for Compostable Packaging

March 24, 2021 Ricardo Energy

A REPORT has found landslide expert support for compostable packaging to reduce plastic contamination in organic waste streams and increase the amount of food waste captured for recycling.

Smithfield Foods Announces New Recyclable Packaging and Plastic Reduction Commitments

March 16, 2021 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced bold new commitments it will implement across its portfolio by 2030: to achieve consumer packaging that is 90% recyclable, reusable or industrially compostable and to halve use of virgin petroleum-based plastic.

Fresh Express Introduces Clean & Contemporized Packaging Redesign for Salad Blends

March 5, 2021 Fresh Express

The new packaging – which includes elements like a larger window for improved ingredient visibility, product segmentation on pack and a more prominent freshness use by date – will help the product line stand out on-shelf and supports the brand’s core essence of delivering the freshest product, conveniently.

Great Lakes Cheese Plans $505M Allegany County Plant

Great Lakes Cheese, the Cuba Cheese parent company, is eyeing a major expansion of its footprint in Allegany County, growth that will take the manufacturing plant out of its historic home in the town of Cuba.