News about Sustainable Produce Containers

Linda Fritz featured guest on Green Organic Garden Podcast

January 29, 2022

Jackie Marie Beyer's podcast was a fun opportunity to share tips and stories about Sun Sugar Farms and the not-so-likely path that brought Linda Fritz to this point: GREEN ORGANIC GARDEN PODCAST #401

SPC & CRESBI featured in Vegetable Growers News

October 11, 2021

Vegetable Growers News is one of the more informative magazines I read concerning agriculture. Was thrilled to have both the Sustainable Produce Containers packaging and the CRESBI crate systems featured in their October issue: Small grower goes big in sustainable packaging effort 

Sun Sugar Farms products featured in Kentucky Living Magazine

March 3, 2021

It's just a little half-page blurb in the actual magazine but the longer article on the website featured more info about the crates, the crops and the sustainable produce containers: Kentuckian Creates a Better Box to Replace Plastic Produce Containers

Sustainable Produce Containers finalist in Innovation Awards

December 12, 2020

We didn't win but we got a really cool trophy and a nice write-up in the Produce Business magazine! We were one of the 10 top-scoring entrants in the Annual Joe Nucci Award for Product Innovation: There's Treasure In Every Innovation

Webinar presentation on Sustainable Packaging

October 20, 2020

In case you wanted to learn more about #sustainablepackaging, the Sustainable Produce Containers part of the presentation starts at 52:20 (there is a small audio drop on the plastic clamshell page but just read the text for the info): SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING WEBINAR

2 Quart Sustainable Produce Container popular with eco-minded Mushroom Growers

July 2, 2020

Click here to learn more about how the gourmet mushroom market is responding to the Sustainable Produce Containers: PERISHABLE NEWS

FOX19 interview about Super Bowl's requirement for Recyclable Packaging

January 30, 2020

Inventor Linda Fritz talked with Frank Marzullo about her new Sustainable Produce Containers were used by the Super Bowl Live Farmer's Market to meet requirements. All packaging had to be either recyclable or biodegradable and the Taste of Redland farm bought 9000 of her Half Pints to put their cherry tomatoes and strawberries in.

WXIX FOX19:  Local Entrepreneur's Sustainable Produce Container Makes it to the Super Bowl

Kentucky Department of Agriculture reports on Organic Alternative to Clamshell Packaging

February 28, 2019

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture newsletter just featured an article about Sun Sugar Farms' new Sustainable Produce Container! Hopefully, it sparks some interest in being more sustainable with other farmers and will help reduce the amount of packaging going to Kentucky landfills!
Read Newsletter article: A Better Box

AM Leonard/Gardener's Edge carries CRESBI Crates & Sustainable Produce Containers

August 1, 2018

Giant horticulture tool and supply company A.M. Leonard and their other company Gardeners' Edge is now offering orange and lime green CRESBI crate systems with dark green straps. Pick up some as a harvest crate for produce and check out all of their other great tools and supplies. They also offer our new Sustainable Produce Container so you can order everything at once

An Alternative to Plastic Produce Containers Emerges from Small Midwest Farm

July 26, 2018

Linda Fritz, a former automotive engineer, is an unlikely organic farmer as she claims she doesn’t like vegetables. After tasting edamame in a restaurant and then sun sugar cherry tomatoes, she decided to start growing them. From this sprouted Sun Sugar Farms, with a passion for sustainability guiding her business. Read the article: Organic Produce Network