Bio & Sustainability

Made in Nature promotes quality of organic Made in Italy fruit and vegetables 

Made in Nature promotes quality of organic Made in Italy fruit and vegetables 

Published on Jun 10th, 2021
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The new European strategies From Farm to Fork and Green Deal show the importance of communication and projects such as Made in Nature, which are increasingly decisive for accompanying the growth of organic farming and sensitizing consumers to the importance of consuming organic fruit and vegetables.

New Zealand’s first zero carbon Fairtrade banana

US sales of organic fresh produce up by 11% 

US sales of organic fresh produce up by 11% 

Published on Jun 09th, 2021
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2020 was the first year in which sales of organic food and non-food products in the US surpassed the US$60 billion mark. Sales growth was double the 2019 level, reaching 5%, according to the 2021 Organic Industry Survey published by the Organic Trade Association.

Nature’s Pride’s Apeel mangoes last twice as long

EU Commission funds 72 projects with €1 billion to boost green recovery

Partnership to support organic Fairtrade banana in Dominican Republic and Peru

Report exposes Costa Rican government neglect of complaints in organic pineapple sector

Report exposes Costa Rican government neglect of complaints in organic pineapple sector

Published on Jun 07th, 2021
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A report recently issued by the Ombudsman's Office accuses the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica (MAG) and its dependency, the State Phytosanitary Service (SFE), of being neglectful in the way they managed and investigated the production, marketing, and inspection of pineapples that were allegedly sold to the United States as organic without being so, reports crhoy.com.

Berries Pride presents new sustainable blueberry packaging

Guacapack to make guacamole more sustainable and last longer

Guacapack to make guacamole more sustainable and last longer

Published on May 13th, 2021
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The Guacapack Project aims to use renewable resources to develop a biodegradable packaging system that includes barrier labels and antioxidant additives from avocado waste to extend the food's shelf life by 15%, according to a press release. The project is funded by the Valencian Innovation Agency and led by the company ITC Packaging and the Universidad de Alicante’s research group on Polymer and Nanomaterial Analysis (Nanobiopol-UA) is also taking part.

Nature’s Pride and Berries Pride team up with SIFAV 2025 for sustainability

Nature’s Pride and Berries Pride team up with SIFAV 2025 for sustainability

Published on May 13th, 2021

 

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The Sustainability Initiative Fruit and Vegetables (SIFAV) launched their new collaborative sustainability strategy for 2025. Nature’s Pride and Berries Pride are proud to be partner of this new program, which will focus on reducing the environmental footprint across the supply chain, improving working conditions, incomes and wages and strengthening due diligence reporting and transparency. 

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