Growing Magazine - November, 2012

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT GREENHOUSE / NURSERY EDITION

Product Focus: Packaging & Containers

A&B Packing Equip.

The Speedy Evolution is a 10-scale, no-drop, weigh-and-fill machine developed for delicate products like Rainier sweet cherries, mushrooms and more.

www.abpacking.com, 888-269-8234

Barnyard Supply

Burgess wooden baskets are carefully constructed one at a time from quality Nova Scotia aspen hardwood. Available in bushel, half-bushel, peck and half-peck sizes.

www.barnyardproducts.com, 866-206-5285

Dillman Farm

Preserves with either Dillman's label or yours. Choose from six designs with quality stock art logos. Reliable, dependable service.

www.dillmanfarm.com, 812-825-5525

Globe Bag Co.

Offers farm market packaging, pick-your-own supplies and wholesale packaging for growers. Custom prints are available on small orders.

www.globebag.com, 800-892-2004

InterCrate Container Corp.

Offers reusable plastic containers with smooth surfaces and rounded ventilation holes. They save space when empty and work well for a variety of produce.

www.intercratecontainer.com, 604-922-4446

ProducePackaging.com

Two-piece unvented containers for mixed or baby lettuce. Clamshells for living lettuce, apples and tomatoes on the vine. Clamshells and trays are 100 percent recyclable.

www.producepackaging.com, 800-644-8729

Putnam Plastics

Provides farm market and roadside packaging for any season. Products for strawberries include T-shirt bags, trays, baskets, buckets and clamshells.

www.putnamfarm.com, 800-457-3099

Rockford Package Supply

A full-service source for produce packaging: wholesale, retail, farmers' markets and agritainment. Innovative, flexible and responsive solutions for all product needs.

www.rockfordpack.com, 800-444-7225

Tew Mfg.

The Model H includes a 4-foot receiver belt, washer, absorber and rotary table. Pack up to 100 bushels per hour with 16.5-inch model, 150 with 24.5-inch model.

www.tewmfg.com, 800-380-5839

Willsie Equip. Sales



The Strauss GUB Buncher with ElastiTag applicator applies the ElastiTag to asparagus and green onions. Leeks, celery and more can also be bunched with an ElastiTag.

www.willsie.com, 800-561-3025