Ocean Mist Farms Recognized as a Packaging Innovator by PMA
CASTROVILLE, CA – Ocean Mist Farms was recognized by the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) today as a produce packaging innovator.
Ocean Mist’s value-added Season & Steam™ product line, Kalettes™, received the 2015 PMA Impact Award: Excellence in Packaging.
The award celebrates companies that go above and beyond with produce packaging.
Innovative for its unique Steamfast microwaveable package, Ocean Mist’s cleaned and ready to cook Season & Steam line allows consumers to pre-season the contents in the bag, reseal with the zip lock, and steam by microwave all within the same bag, according to a press release.
Ocean Mist was a previous recipient of the award in 2011 and 2012 with its microwaveable artichokes and SuperShreds SuperFood™, Quick Cook Sprouts™, Baby Sprouts, and whole Brussels sprouts products, respectively.
This year, PMA received more than 71 entries from 57 countries to compete for the coveted PMA Fresh Impact award. Only five out of twenty finalists will be recognized for achieving top marks in marketing, sustainability, food safety, convenience, and supply chain efficiency/functionality.
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