Naturipe Farms is also joining major North American fresh berry producers in announcing its goal to using 100 percent recycle-ready packaging by 2025. They join many others in the industry in making this commitment, including California Strawberry Commission, the North American Blueberry Council, Asociacion national de Exportadores de Berries (Aneberries, Mexico), the Chilean Blueberry Committee, Fruits from Chile, and members of the National Berry Crops Initiative.
“This pledge perfectly coincides with Naturipe’s Cultivate with Care sustainability program,” said Arias. “Naturipe Farms grower/owners, leadership and employees are committed to making sustainability a priority, incorporated into every decision they make.”
McIntosh also spoke at this year’s United Fresh Live! During the sustainable packaging Coffee Talk session, exploring innovative market concepts and the future of new packaging solutions.
A resource website has been launched to provide more information about sustainable berry packaging. For more information, visit BerrySustainable.com. To learn more about Naturipe Farm’s specific sustainable initiatives, visit NaturipeFarms.com.