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Blog Posts from 2020

Posted: Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:00PM
The first bite is with your eyes. It’s true, we usually don't eat things we find unattractive. Give your meals a makeover! Changes in lifestyle, eating patterns and demographics are creating new rules in consumer behaviour and preferences. Fresh and ready to eat meals offered by meal prep programs and local grocers across...
Posted: Monday, August 31, 2020 - 11:02AM
Today we turn to a great article from Canadian Grocer that we wanted to share. A new look at grocery’s meal opportunity While COVID-19 has thrown retail foodservice for a loop, there are plenty of ways to capture more meal dollars Rebecca Harris | August 28, 2020 Research shows cook-and-eat kits are expected to...
Evolv natural CPET trays
Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 12:00PM
CiMa-Pak is pleased to share that the Evolve trays have been nominated as finalists in both the UK National Recycling Awards and the Plastic Recycling Awards Europe. A great accomplishment for this new product. Want to learn more about Evolve and circular sustainability? Give us a call and we are happy to further...
Faerch Award
Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 12:49PM
The current COVID 19 pandemic is causing businesses in the restaurant, meal prep and take-out food delivery to rethink how they operate. Customers are looking for a positive take out experience while supporting their local neighbourhood establishments. One element required for an excellent take-out/delivery experience is...
CPET Plastc Food Tray for Ready Meals
Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 11:18AM
This news documentary shows what is happening to compostable/biodegradable packaging in many municipalities. Although the label states that the packaging is 100% compostable/biodegradable that does not mean that it is being processed properly. In fact, it's most likely to end up in a landfill site. Most municipalities...
The label says 100% compostable. But its likely ending up in a landfill CBC News
Posted: Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 5:12AM
The goal is to increase the sustainability of our packaging, it is important for consumers to understand how and why to properly dispose of used packaging. We are engaged in many aspects to improve communication and education around recycling for our costumers. We need to encourage and educate the public on how to...
A video on the sustainability of plastic.