It’s officially fall, and the time of year when we ask our members to decide whether or not they will continue to support FPI in the coming year. It’s important that we help our members understand their return on investment as they make decisions on membership renewal. Here’s some food for thought, for both current […]Read More What is Your ROI on FPI?
As more communities strive for zero waste, food scraps and associated packaging are a high priority for landfill diversion, and commercial composting facilities are a great option. What we didn’t know — at least not before co-funding a report with the Biodegradable Products Institute — were the potential benefits of using foodservice packaging and food scraps […]Read More Breaking Down Foodservice Packaging and Composting
In a few weeks, the foodservice packaging industry –raw material and machinery suppliers, converters, foodservice distributors and operators – will gather for FPI’s Fall Conference in South Carolina. When will this be held you ask? November 8-9. We admit to being a little nervous a few days ago when Hurricane Florence made landfall, but we […]Read More A Lowcountry Gathering for FPI
As of the writing of this blog post, Hurricane Florence is barreling toward the east coast of the United States. Evacuations have been ordered, and people are fleeing the areas in the storm’s path. Store shelves are getting emptied, and gas stations are experiencing long lines. Everyone needs to have an emergency kit just for […]Read More Foodservice Packaging – An Emergency Kit Staple
This time of year, when the sun shines and the weather is mighty warm, we all run towards cool and cold things. The swimming pools and air conditioning and food and beverages that offer relief from the heat. Pick up a chilled salad from your favorite restaurant and chase it with an ice cream sundae […]Read More Hot and Cold