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Earth-Friendly Produce Packages

Nature & More Uses Sugar Cane to Create Compostable Packaging

— July 2, 2015 — Eco
As a brand that takes pride in producing fruits and vegetables that are sustainable and organic, Nature & More's commitment can be seen through to its choices of produce packages.

This brand is one of the first to put sustainable packaging derived from sugar cane into practice on a large scale. With a composition that's made of waste material that's free of GMO and plastic ingredients, the eco-friendly material has a striking resemblance to cardboard and it is completely compostable after use.

So far, Nature & More is selling its organic tomatoes, pears and physalis in this sugar cane-derived packaging. As well as doing away with labels and stickers on produce, the bottoms of these trays provide details to connect consumers to the origins of the food.
Trend Themes
1. Compostable Packaging - Opportunity for businesses to develop and adopt compostable packaging solutions made from sustainable materials like sugar cane.
2. Sustainable Agriculture - Opportunity for businesses to focus on sustainable farming practices to provide organic produce and promote environmental stewardship.
3. Transparent Food Supply Chain - Opportunity for businesses to use packaging as a tool to provide consumers with detailed information about the origins and production methods of the food they consume.
Industry Implications
1. Packaging Industry - Opportunity for the packaging industry to develop and manufacture compostable packaging materials derived from sustainable sources.
2. Agriculture Industry - Opportunity for the agriculture industry to embrace sustainable farming practices and produce organic fruits and vegetables to meet the demand for eco-friendly products.
3. Food Retail Industry - Opportunity for food retailers to use transparent packaging to communicate the origins and sustainability of the products they sell, providing consumers with a sense of trust and authenticity.
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