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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Buying Packaging for Fruits and Vegetables

Buying Packaging for Fruits and Vegetables
Do you own a farm where you grow fruits and vegetables? If this is the case, you will need to package all of these items before they can be sold at a market. This means that you will need to get in touch with a company that makes the packaging that is specially designed for fruits and vegetables. There are a wide variety of companies that are in this industry. Therefore, you need to be very selective about who you decide to deal with. Here are the things you will need to keep in mind when you are determining which fruit and vegetable packaging you will buy.

1. Talk to people who have bought fruit and vegetable packaging in the past.

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain by getting the opinions of people who have been in the same situation that you are in now. Pay a visit to some of the other farms in your area. What company did these people hire to provide all of the packaging for their fruits and vegetables? Are they happy with the quality of the packaging? Is it strong and sturdy? Does it adequately protect the produce while it is at the store waiting to be purchased? Getting the input from these people could be very advantageous to you. You can go to pacificagpak.com for info about a company that makes packaging for fruits and vegetables.

2. Contact several produce packaging companies to get price quotes.

You need to see how much each company will charge to make sure you are not charging too much. Do not assume that all of the companies will basically charge you the same amount. You might be able to get a bulk discount if you order enough packaging.

3. Find out the company's rating on the Better Business Bureau website.

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain by taking a look at what the BBB has to say about all of the produce packaging companies in your area. The BBB will provide you with a rating for each one. You can use this rating to make your choice.

1 comment:

jopb said...

These are all good hints. It is important to find good packaging.