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“Boxes. The Most Extraordinary Ordinary Thing in the World.” The corrugated packaging industry today unveils a new look and feel for its promotion program, updated to reflect evolving market trends like e-commerce, printing…
Corrugated minimizes risk of contamination, supports food safety ITASCA, IL (September 3, 2019) -- An independent study has confirmed that corrugated containers used to transport fresh produce are safe and clean. Fresh produce has been documented by the US Center for...
The Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) released a new life cycle assessment (LCA) of produce packaging which shows neither corrugated containers nor reusable plastic containers (RPC), have an advantage in all environmental impact categories.
Corrugated packaging and recycling industry groups recently met to review recommendations for increasing residential recovery of old corrugated containers (OCC). The recommendations are a result of research conducted by RRS for the Fibre Box Association (FBA).
Each year, nearly 38 billion corrugated packages safely protect and ship food, clothing and everyday essentials for delivery to millions of domestic and worldwide customers. Watch the journey of the corrugated ‘cardboard’ box in this new video: Corrugated Packages – Safely delivering goods to customers worldwide.
Periodic testing performed to a protocol designed by food safety, microbiology and toxicology experts from the University of California-Davis and Haley & Aldrich, and sponsored by the corrugated industry confirms corrugated containers used to transport fresh produce are safe and clean.
A new study shows continued progress in the replacement of traditional wax coatings on corrugated boxes. Since the introduction of the corrugated industry’s recyclability protocol in 2005, use of wax has steadily dropped off. In 2016, the corrugated industry shipped less than 10 billion square feet of waxed boxes, just 2.5 percent of total shipments.
Through the eyes of your customers, your primary package today might be cartons, displays, or even shipping boxes.
Fibre Box Association Column: Temperature, time testing proves corrugation process destroys bacteria
Read a featured article on the cleanliness of corrugated packaging in Packaging Strategies.
The Fibre Box Association is pleased to announce the publication of a new industry produce sales brochure. The brochure has been designed to promote the benefits of corrugated packaging for use in fresh produce supply chains.