Fresh Del Monte to Offer Del Monte Zero, Certified Sustainably Grown, Carbon Neutral Certified Pineapples from Costa Rican Farms

December 8, 2022 Fresh Del Monte

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, marketers, and distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, has announced today the upcoming launch of the Del Monte Zero™ pineapple, its first carbon neutral certified pineapple, which factors in the entire supply chain from farm to table in its North American and select European markets.

SCS Global Services Verifies Lufa Farms’ Marketplace Produce as Pesticide Residue Free

July 14, 2022 LUFA FARMS

Lufa Farms is proud to announce that SCS Global Services is now certifying Pesticide Residue Free fruits and vegetables sold on their online Marketplace. They are the only farmers’ market in Canada that have implemented this certification, which verifies the absence of residual synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides. Organic and Pesticide Residue Free certification logos will be displayed on their website’s Marketplace product pages.

US Atlantic Scup Fishery Achieves MSC Certification

The Marine Stewardship Council announced that the Atlantic Scup (Stenotomus chrysops) bottom trawl fishery has achieved MSC certification for sustainable fishing practices. The MSC Fisheries Standard is a globally recognized standard used to assess if a fishery is well-managed, and reflects the most up-to-date understanding of internationally accepted fisheries science and management. The MSC certificate for scup is jointly held by commercial fishing operations Lund’s Fisheries, Inc. and Seafreeze, Ltd.

Duncan Family Farms Achieves Top Ranked Sustainably Grown Certification with SCS Global Services

March 28, 2022 Duncan Family Farms

Duncan Family Farms, a fourth-generation multi-regional certified organic farm and leading grower of baby leaf items, is proud to announce that it has earned the Sustainably Grown Certification, making it one of the first organic fresh herb, lettuces, greens, and vegetable companies to gain this credential.

Placon Obtains SCS Global Certification for 75% Recycled Content

March 3, 2021 Placon

To ensure sustainable packaging quality and transparency, Placon was recently certified by SCS Global Services for their RPET-F75 PET material, Fresh n’ Clear® Bowls & Trays, GoCubes®, CrystalSeal® reFresh® product lines as recycled content certified.