CLEMSON, S.C. – June 9, 2020 – Sonoco FRESH, a Clemson University initiative, will host its first Food, Packaging & Sustainability Summit on campus Feb. 25-26, 2021. In preparation for the Summit, the FRESH initiative will be holding sneak peek webinars in Sept. 2020. With the theme of “Safe. Secure. Sustainable.,” the Summit offers a […]
The Sonoco FRESH initiative at Clemson University has awarded four research grants to professors who are addressing issues regarding food waste. In the U.S. alone, food waste is estimated at 40% across the food chain.
Clemson University has tapped a new leader for its food waste and sustainability initiative, Sonoco FRESH. Anne Barr will serve as the executive director of Sonoco FRESH, which is part of the university’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics.
Clemson Extension and South Carolina Department of Agriculture prepare S.C. produce growers for federal inspections.
CLEMSON – The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service has developed an innovative online tool that will help Extension agents and others identify and understand some of the most devastating plant diseases. Madeline Dowling, a post-doctoral researcher from Easley working with Clemson professor and Extension plant pathologist Guido Schnabel, created Phytographics.com, a website that uses photography and […]
PELION – Spring is just around the corner and Clemson Extension experts are ready to help growers learn just what is needed to produce bountiful crops of spring vegetables. A Spring Vegetable Production Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 21, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Pelion High School, 600 Lydia Dr., Pelion, S.C. 29123. […]
CLEMSON – Two Clemson packaging science students have been recognized by the New Jersey Packaging Executives Club for outstanding work as undergraduates. Cameron Plezia, a senior from Middletown, Rhode Island, and Sophia Luettke, a senior from Grand Rapids, Michigan, were each awarded $5,000 scholarships from the Packaging Executives Club. Plezia expects to graduate in May […]
Food does not simply go from the farm to the table any more. It doesn’t even go from the factory to the table. Most the ingredients of, say, a loaf of bread are shipped to the factory from an array of outside suppliers, who are often based in other countries. So why does it matter?
Sonoco FRESH partnership with Clemson to develop new technologies, package formats HARTSVILLE — Sonoco, one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has announced a new research partnership with Clemson University: the Sonoco FRESH (Food Research Excellence for Safety and Health) initiative will develop new technologies and new forms of packaging to optimize the fresh food lifecycle. “Sonoco is […]