Grape packaging wins prize for convenience

The World Food Innovation Awards has announced its 2021 winners in 26 categories. Cultivar, a produce company in Spain, received the jury’s nod in the “Best Convenience Packaging” category for its paper-based format for fresh table grapes. 


The new design is an aesthetically pleasing 750g package for seedless grapes that allows a peek-through for freshness and quality. The paper cup has a reduced environmental footprint.  


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Source: World Food Innovation Awards March 23, 2021 news release

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