CKF of Canada has taken home the bronze prize out of a list of 10 contenders in the Fruit Logistica 2019 Innovation Awards.
CKF’s top-sealable, compostable, recyclable strawberry punnet won the prize against an impressive line-up of competitors from around the world. The punnet provides good protection for 350 to 400 grams of strawberries, ensuring a longer shelf life, and without the use of plastic.
First and second prizes went to an Oriental Red kiwi fruit developed by Jingold of Italy, and Softripe ripening technology from Frigotech of Germany respectively.
CKF is a Canadian company that provides food service and packaging products to customers throughout North America. It offers pulp, foam, and RPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate) products for use in retail, food service and food packaging. The company has operations in Langley and Delta, B.C., Rexdale, Ontario and Hantsport, N.S.
Source: Fruit Logistica February 8, 2019 news release