Covid-Driven Consumer Preference For Packaged Produce
- Oct. 30, 2020
Consumers’ health and safety concerns have turned up the dial on demand for packaging.
“More customers are looking to move from loose product to flexible packaging during this unprecedented time since plastic packaging is a barrier from contamination and germs that produce could otherwise be exposed to in a bulk setting,”
“Many people shop less often now, like once a week rather than a couple of times a week, and they buy more at a time. This makes packaging that can help extend the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables even more important,”
Article by Carol M. Bareuther, Produce Business