RPCs for Bananas Make Shortlist for Innovation Award

Reusable, foldable plastic containers for bananas that are already proving a hit with North American and European markets have made the shortlist for the Fruit Logisitica Innovation Award 2014. caja de oro pic – 1

The caja de oro (box of gold) offers a completely recyclable alternative to traditional cardboard boxes that have been used to pack fresh fruit for decades.

Produced by IFCO Systems in Germany, the plastic containers (RPCs) – made from 100% polypropylene – can be used in all aspects of the banana supply chain; from the farm, storage, transportation, ripening and as a point of sale tool. After use, the containers are folded, cleaned and can be used again and again.

Read more at freshfruitportal.com.

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