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EarthFresh Launches Biobased Packaging

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Burlington, Ont.-based EarthFresh has switched its packaging to biobased material, the international produce company, says in a news release on June 22. The switch was made based on consumer demand for environmentally responsible and sustainable products.

“The mesh in these new bags is derived from a highly renewable resource and is 100% recyclable. We are excited to bring sustainable products to the market,” Jessica Hughes, director of innovation at EarthFresh, says in the news release.

The EarthFresh 1.5 lb Organic Mixed Baby Potatoes, 1 lb Organic Baby Sweet Potatoes and 1.5 lb Baby Sweet Potatoes are now all wrapped in biobased mesh packaging, the release says. These mesh packs are all USDA Certified Biobased Products made with CLAF® Biobased FabricTM. The mesh bags are made with renewable raw materials derived from sugarcane, they are 96 per cent biobased and 100 per cent recyclable.

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