The Produce Marketing Association awarded Mucci Farms with Fresh Summit's Most Sustainable Packaging Award at Fresh Summit for its Simple Snack line packaging. ( Tom Burfield )

Kingsville, Ontario-based Mucci Farms received Most Sustainable Packaging honors for its Simple Snack lineup at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 17-19.

The company was recognized for its plant-based cardboard carton made from agricultural waste, such as plant stems and leaves, said Emily Murracas, director of marketing.
The package and overwrap film are backyard compostable, she said,

Mucci Farms snacking varieties like Sun Drops and SunBliss sweet grape tomatoes are available in the packaging as well as a blended tomatoes pack and snack-sized peppers, she said.