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Organic packaging: no time to waste!

The FAO states that to be sustainable, “agriculture must meet the needs of present and future generations for its products and services while ensuring profitability, environmental health, and social and economic equity.” This is a challenge that the sector is currently facing and in which organic packaging plays a crucial role in overcoming it.

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Fresh on Demand – Improving the Quality of Fruit and Vegetable Chains

RipeLocker is pleased to announce it has sent both commercial and R&D containers to Wageningen University & Research (WUR, the Netherlands) for extensive efficacy trial work in Europe on a variety of perishables. WUR has over 80 years of experience in post-harvest management and uniquely combines expertise in the field of physiology, cold chain technology, and market access. Wageningen works together with many partners, worldwide, in the entire postharvest chain. An example is “Fresh on Demand”, a research project to improve the quality of fruit and vegetable chains. RipeLocker is already participating in this with tests on papayas. We are excited to add another independent third party to test our vacuum container technology on a broader range of perishables in Europe.

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Bio-based edible coatings: 5 startups & scaleups

The substantial environmental impact of the food industry has brought the need to implement more environmentally friendly solutions that enhance both productivity and sustainability. A clear example of this is bio-based edible coatings, which are indispensable to meet the demands of today’s market.

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