Ruby Fresh"s pomegranate aril cup is a finalist for best new packaging in the new product awards at the United Fresh Produce Association"s Conference and Expo in Chicago.

The Firebaugh, Calif.-based grower-shipper offers its Ruby Fresh Jewels Grab-N-Go arils in 4- and 5.3-ounce cups. They are available in packs of two and four, according to a news release.

The product is one of 13 packaging finalists at the United Fresh Produce Association"s trade event June 8-10. Winners are scheduled to be announced at the United Fresh membership booth June 10 at 3 p.m.

It"s the third straight year Ruby Fresh has been recognized for packaging design, according to the company.

The snack cups are displayed in refrigeration units in stand-up packaging. They have a sealable lid. The sleeve offers product information and keeps arils visible. Its design also has a snap-lock enclosure.