ProducePack™ Punnet Tray

The ProducePack™ Punnet tray 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.  

An effective alternative to traditional PP and APET punnet trays, it has been developed with growers, packers, and machinery suppliers in mind to ensure that it offers a shelf-life equivalent to plastic punnets. It can be top-sealed at speeds equivalent to traditional plastic punnets, offering excellent manufacturing efficiency. 

With our extensive experience in developing custom solutions, we can help to establish the ideal specification to meet your fruit and vegetable packaging needs. 

ProducePack™ Punnet Tray

ProducePack Punnet Tray Benefits

Sustainability Benefits
  • The tray can be classed as free of plastic if a barrier coating is not required* 
  • The paperboard is produced from renewable fiber sourced from sustainably managed forests 

*Plastic reduction figures are for the punnet tray and exclude the lidding film 

Consumer Experience Benefits
Consumer Experience
  • Meets consumers’ demand for improved hygiene in the fresh produce sector 
  • Can offer equivalent shelf-life to traditional trays for certain produce items, reducing the potential for food waste 
Operational Efficiency Benefits
Operational Efficiency
  • Can be top sealed at speeds equivalent to traditional plastic punnets 
  • May work with existing machinery and tooling for plastic trays, minimizing investment 
  • Available across all common punnet sizes and can accommodate a variety of fresh produce applications 
  • Can be supplied formed or flat, with the latter offering transport and storage cost reductions 
Brand and Marketing Benefits
Brand and Marketing
  • Can be printed with high-quality graphics to maximize shelf impact 
  • Meets consumers’ desire for more sustainable, recyclable packaging alternatives in the fresh produce aisle 

See the ProducePack Punnet Tray in Action

Ideal for applications such as cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, grapes, berries, and other fresh fruit and vegetables, ProducePack Punnet offers superior recyclability compared to plastic alternatives, with enhanced on-shelf differentiation.

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.

ProducePack™ Fiber-Based Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Packaging
ProducePack™ Punnet Produce Packaging for Tomatoes on the Vine

A Guide to Transitioning to Sustainable, Paperboard Fresh Produce Packaging

Choosing to adopt paperboard packaging for fresh produce unlocks a whole host of exciting benefits for growers, packers, and retailers in terms of both sustainability and commercial performance. It can also leave you pondering a number of important questions.

In this eBook, we draw on our expertise as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of paperboard packaging for consumer products to answer these questions.