Packaging is a vital step in the agricultural industry that determines how produce moves from one location to another. A corrugated box is one of the most widely accepted and broadly used packaging materials in the world. Companies choose corrugated because it is superior and more flexible than other materials. […]Read More
Custom Corrugated Boxes and Packaging
Learn About Custom Corrugated Boxes
Corrugated packaging continues to play a critical role in the preservation, transportation, and distribution of fresh produce throughout the world. As one of the leading custom corrugated box manufacturers and the oldest operating agriculture suppliers on the West Coast, our team has in-depth industry knowledge and experience about this piece of our industry.
Our corrugated packaging blog archives contain articles, insights, and fresh perspectives on this important, though often overlooked, sector. Whether you’re a grower managing a fruit farm or a packer specializing in postharvest, Fruit Growers Supply carries the corrugated products you need. Explore our blog to learn more.
Our Corrugated Blog Topics
From information about how custom corrugated packaging is made to Fruit Growers Supply’s role in promoting sustainability in corrugated manufacturing. Our corrugated blog archives include pieces on a range of topics related to corrugated packaging, such as:
About Fruit Growers Supply Company
Founded in 1907, Fruit Growers Supply Company is the oldest non-profit agricultural cooperative in the country. Established by Sunkist Growers as a means of taking more control over its wooden pallets and other growing supplies, FGS has grown in tandem with the produce industry of the West Coast, expanding our roster of products and services along the way.
Today, in addition to our original stock of wooden pallets and crates, we offer custom corrugated boxes, postharvest solutions, state-of-the-art irrigation systems, and much more. We also manage sustainable timberlands in the Pacific Northwest, committed to protecting our nation’s forests.
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We aim to share our accumulated knowledge and experience in these areas with the agriculture community through our various blog archives. To learn more about these vital produce industry subjects, explore our entire blog. If you still can’t find the answers you’re looking for, get in touch with our team by filling out this contact form.
How can you, as a grower, ensure that your irrigation system is performing optimally and that the water is evenly being applied to the fields? Distribution Uniformity (DU) Testing is one reliable method to measure an irrigation system’s performance.Read More
Our Carton Plant in Ontario, California was originally built 38 years ago and focused on making boxes for Sunkist. Today we meet the box needs for Sunkist and many other big players in the open market with one of the most high-tech, automated, and efficient corrugated cardboard carton plants in America. […]Read More
We are the only ones in California that can cover all of your needs from growing and harvesting to packing and shipping. This is just one of the ways we can bring your costs down while bringing your efficiency up.Read More
A plant expansion of this size and scope was no small undertaking. So why install the EVOL nearly a year before the expansion began? “The decision to obtain the EVOL prior to the full-blown expansion was more for the immediate positive impact — speed and setups — it would have on […]Read More
Have you ever wondered how a fruit carton box is made? The carton manufacturing plant in Ontario is perhaps the crown jewel in the Fruit Growers system. “State-of-the-art” is an overworked adjective in the agriculture industry, but when it comes to the Ontario container plant, it is dead-on accurate. Unparalleled […]Read More
Through the first half of the 20th century the piece of furniture found most often in a newlywed’s home or a college student’s dorm wasn’t really a piece of furniture. It was a wooden box. Turned on its side it held books, knickknacks, canned goods and spices. Covered with cloth […]Read More
Mark Lindgren, president of Fruit Growers Supply Co., speaks to staff about the expansion of the Ontario location. Photo by Grace Wong Despite the chilly wind that threatened to blow over some trees, members of Fruit Growers Supply Co., sat outside and talked excitedly about the expansion of the building […]Read More