Research reveals that 42% of consumers are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies committed to sustainability initiatives and 32% are willing to pay more for products in sustainable packaging. Statistics like these are urging fresh produce brands to take notice, adapt, react, or be left behind.
Flexible packaging represents about 19% of US packaging sales, and about 90% of those packages are for food products. It offers a number of sustainability benefits throughout the entire life cycle of the package, including:
The Haith Group is a UK manufacturer of potato and vegetable handling equipment for receiving, dirt elimination, sizing, washing, polishing, cooling, inspecting and packing.
A leading cause of decreased shelf-life for all potato varieties is greening - a natural discoloration of the potato skin when they are exposed to visible and ultraviolet light for prolonged periods of time. In 2010, Fox Packaging introduced, the Fox Combo Ultra Shield® bag, the first potato packaging solution designed to address the potato greening issue and drastically minimize product loss.
Specifically engineered with food safety in mind, the Fox Solutions' WB Bagger is constructed of full polished stainless steel and is the easiest to clean wicketed bagger available.
The automated WB Bagger is designed for optimal handling of lemons, onions, potatoes, oranges and grapefruit.