Tech Thursday: Plastic-free Cucumber Packaging
A California-based company called "Apeel" has invented a biodegradable and edible alternative to plastic wrapping used for fruits and vegetables. This sustainable alternative aims to reduce single-use plastic while also extending the freshness of food. In 2020, the company launched a pilot program with Walmart and has since become available in other stores such as Shoprite and Target.
For more information, check out https://foodtank.com/news/2020/11/plastic-free-cucumbers-reduce-plastic-and-food-waste/