Packer Stories

Sugar cane packaging leaves smaller ‘footprint’


Nature & More, an international distributor of organic produce, is using a new packaging material made from sugar cane that company officials hope will become popular worldwide.

Earthbound rolls out Kale Italia


Earthbound Farm has launched organic Kale Italia — a blend of baby kale, arugula and radicchio — in a 5-ounce clamshell.

$13 million in farm bill for organic certification reimbursements


Producers and handlers can now access $13 million in farm bill funds to help offset the costs of organic certification.

K.C. retailer markets botanic garden tomatoes


A retailer in the Kansas City, Mo., area has begun offering tomatoes grown by a nearby botanical garden.

Downy mildew limits growth of organic spinach


SEASIDE, Calif. — The spread of downy mildew is straining the ability of organic spinach suppliers to meet demand, much less exploit growth opportunities in a category that enjoys double-digit annual sales increases.

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