Veg-Fresh Farms Employs Smart Plastic Technology in Produce Packaging

August 12, 2020 Veg-Fresh Farms

Veg-Fresh Farms is continuing to innovate in the packaging space. They have recently incorporated anti-microbial technology by Smart Plastic™, into film packaging used for their organic and conventional brussels sprouts, with the hopes of incorporating the technology into future items such as lidding film, clamshells, and more.

Cascades Launches a Cardboard Food Tray Made From 100% Recycled and Recyclable Material

December 5, 2019 Cascades

Committed to reducing its packaging footprint over the past 50 years or so, Cascades has developed this new tray using only recycled fibres, while making sure the cardboard is recyclable at the end of its life.

The Star Group: Wash Your Plastics Down the Drain

October 23, 2019 The Star Group

The Star Group is working with synthetic biology to create a plastic punnet that consumers can put directly into their backyard or balcony composter. The Star Group goal is to create a circular bioeconomy in packaging that enhances the display of fresh produce and is completely sustainable and has zero impact on the environment.

Viva Tierra Organic Introduces New Retail Packaging for California-Grown Organic Apples and Pears

August 20, 2019 Viva Tierra Organic

Viva Tierra Organic, Inc. has introduced a new line of retail packaging for California grown certified organic apples and pears. The new packaging aims to convey to consumers the pride that VTO’s organic growers and packers take in the extraordinary organic fruit grown and harvested in the golden state.

Packaging Automation – Considerations for the Meat Industry

February 28, 2019 Multivac

Facing a tight labor market, wage inflation and high employee turnover, meat and poultry processors are increasingly turning to automation. Simply defined, machine automation is any information technology that is designed to control the work of machines.