Berry industry on board with sustainable packaging

North American berry grower-shippers are responding to consumer and retailer pressure to reduce or eliminate single-use plastic.

“We are actively trying to be part of the answer to that,” said Jason Fung, vice president of categories, berries and greenhouse for Vancouver, British Columbia-based The Oppenheimer Group.

“At Oppenheimer, we recognize our role in the supply chain, not just in the berry category, but within the fresh produce section,” he said.

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