EarthFresh Launches New Biobased Mesh Packaging for Mini Potatoes and Baby Sweet Potatoes
- by Kayla Webb
BURLINGTON, ON - These days, consumers want more from the products they’re purchasing—including the warm and fuzzies. One easy way for companies to help consumers feel warm and fuzzy about the products they’re buying is by committing to sustainability and environmental responsibility. EarthFresh is one company making this pledge and debuting new packaging made out of biobased material.
“Our strong commitment to corporate responsibility defines the way we do business and the role we play in our community,” said Jessica Hughes, Director of Innovation. “The mesh in these new bags is derived from a highly renewable resource and is 100 percent recyclable. We are excited to bring sustainable products to the market.”
The new biobased mesh packaging is a USDA Certified Biobased Product made with CLAF® Biobased Fabric™, is the sustainable alternative to petroleum-based mesh, and will house EarthFresh 1.5 lb Organic Mixed Baby Potatoes, 1 lb Organic Baby Sweet Potatoes, and 1.5 lb Baby Sweet Potatoes. And, only adding more sustain to the sustainability train, the new packaging is also made with renewable raw materials derived from sugarcane.
EarthFresh’s latest green commitment coincides with its freshly designated team focused on driving sustainable, creative, and innovative projects for the produce industry. This team is working to make impactful changes that are beneficial to both the environment and fresh produce consumers.
As more companies join EarthFresh in making impactful changes to the fresh produce industry, AndNowUKnow will continue to report on the latest.