Produce companies continue to implement and expand programs designed to make their operations more sustainable, and spreading the word about those efforts is the next step as consumers show interest in grower practices.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — CHEP continues to invest in sustainability, most recently with its purchase of carbon credits for the reforestation of the Mississippi Valley, enabling its half-pallets to be carbon-neutral.
A company based in India is looking to expand services to the U.S., with packaging options designed to prolong shelf life, allowing exporters to choose less expensive sea shipments over faster air travel.
One Banana has aligned its corporate social responsibility programs to match the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, a series of goals aimed at addressing the world’s most pressing issues by 2030.
With its patented shelf life-extending coating Edipeel approved for organic and conventional produce, Apeel Sciences is marketing to commercial shippers in the U.S. and small growers in developing countries.