ProducePack™ Packaging for Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

ProducePack™ is a range of innovative fiber-based packaging designed for fresh fruit and vegetables.

Visually appealing, user-friendly packs bring recyclable paperboard and high-quality printed graphics into the fresh produce aisle to enhance your brand image and your consumer’s experience.

Features include:

  • Hand-pack and automated machinery options
  • Range of solutions from punnets to fully enclosed cartons
  • Shelf-ready packaging
  • Premium, high-quality graphics
ProducePack™ Packaging for Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

ProducePack Benefits

Sustainability Benefits
  • Recyclable in household waste streams
  • The paperboard is made from renewable plant-based fiber
  • Depending on the application, it can offer a 100% reduction in plastic versus traditional alternatives
Consumer Experience Benefits
Consumer Experience
  • Many surveys, including a report by the Paper and Packaging Board, indicate that consumers prefer to choose paper-based packaging over plastic
  • Attractive graphics and interesting structural designs increase consumer appeal
Operational Efficiency Benefits
Operational Efficiency
  • Integrated machinery systems accommodate the size and scale of your business, including machine and hand-closed options
Brand and Marketing Benefits
Brand and Marketing
  • Premium fiber-based packaging delivers more impactful branding and differentiation in the produce aisle 

Pack Formats

  • Enclosed Cartons – Available with machine or hand-closed options in the 1# – 4# size range
  • Produce Baskets – Manual carton setup with an option for two internal cells (variety pack); handle stands naturally or folds completely for merchandising and transport
  • Formed Nested Trays – Unique eight-sided structure with option for handle. Features full range of print and substrates
  • Formed Nested Cartons – Sized to fit standard DRC trays, these cartons provide excellent product visibility in an easy-carry format
  • Punnet Tray – Available for either manual or automated filling, this recyclable tray is the sustainable alternative to plastic punnet trays
ProducePack - Pack Formats


Learn More About the ProducePack™ Punnet

ProducePack™ Punnet Tray

The ProducePack™ Punnet is a top-sealed paperboard tray for applications such as cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, grapes, and berries that offers superior recyclability compared to plastic alternatives, with enhanced on-shelf differentiation. It is an effective alternative to traditional PP and APET punnet trays for growers, packers, and retailers. 

ProducePack™ Punnet Fiber-Based Top-Sealed Produce Packaging

ProducePack Portfolio Specifications

Enclosed Cartons
  • All board grades available (SBS, SUS™, CRB)
  • Delivered case packed flat and pre-formed
Produce Baskets
  • .018 SUS AquaKote™ board
  • Formed by hand
  • Delivered case packed
Form Nested Baskets
  • Available in all grades (SBS, SUS, CRB)
  • Delivered case packed and pre-formed
  • Machine or hand-packed
Form Nested Cartons
  • Available in all grades (SBS, SUS, CRB)
  • Delivered case packed and pre-formed
  • Machine or hand-packed
ProducePack Punnet
  • Available in all grades (SBS, SUS, CRB)
  • Heat sealable
  • Delivered formed or flat
  • Formed and sealed by machine
  • Automated or manual filling

ProducePack Applications

  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Round tomatoes
  • Berries
  • Apples
  • Grapes
  • Pears
  • Mushrooms
  • Citrus fruits
  • Bananas
  • Assorted vegetables
ProducePack Punnet - Blueberries

BelleHarvest Transforms Its Apple Packaging With ProducePack™

Apple distributor BelleHarvest partnered with Graphic Packaging to create new packaging for their premium apples that is functional, fully recyclable, and aesthetically pleasing.