Evert Fresh reusable pallet covers
can keep produce fresher, longer
Dec 13, 2010 7:00 AM
Evert Fresh, maker of the “original” Green Bags for extending the life of food, also offers reusable pallet covers for the same purpose. Manufactured in the United States, the pallet covers are made of the same material as Green Bags.
These Food and Drug Administration-approved, reusable bags have journeyed to the South Pole and to space, most recently to the International Space Station in May 2010. Fresh fruits and vegetables are like gold for astronauts and Antarctica explorers, and with rising food costs and a sputtering economy, also at home for Thanksgiving.
Based on thousands of years of successful storage of produce in Japanese oya caves, Green Bags were created for US consumers in 1988 by Texas rancher Lynn Everts. Oya interrupts the natural ripening process by adsorbing ethylene gas emitted by fruits and vegetables. Researchers figured out how to impregnate oya into low-density food-grade material, and Everts saw opportunity.
There’s a reason they say one bad apple spoils the whole bunch: the riper the fruit, the more ethylene, which affects all the fruit around it. Green Bags are better for:
•The environment—they are reusable and recyclable.
•The economy—they extend the shelf life of fruits and vegetables so they last longer and save money.
•The waistline—Keeping produce fresher longer with Green Bags means more nutrient-rich, lower-calorie fruits and vegetables.
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