There’s no doubt of the importance of fruits and vegetables on our health. After all, they provide us with nutrition, essential vitamins and minerals and help keep all of our bodies functioning at peak level.
But when it comes to buying fruits and vegetables, care needs to be taken. It seems as though every week there’s a news story about a recall on certain types of produce. That’s why vegetable and fruit packaging is important. If you picture your local grocery store’s produce section, you can likely picture different types of fruits and vegetables in their designated types of packaging. It may seem like there’s a lot of packaging involved, but it’s for a good reason.
Generally speaking, there are five types of packaging you’re likely to see in your local grocery store, much of which is used for vegetable and fruit packaging:
- Pallets and crates: If you need to move or store items in large quantities, creates and pallets are perfect for the job.