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Cascade PCR

Project Cascade PCR
Brand(s) Serres Toundra Packaged Product(s) Fresh meats, vegetables
Market(s) North America Release to Market(s) 2022
Manufacturer Cascades Material(s) Thermoformed Tray
  • Provider states that HDPE barrier moisture coating ensures high shelf life, resists moisture in fresh meats.
  • Provider notes tray designed for optimized operations:
– designed for stacking and automated denesting on high speed lines – suitable for most stretch film overwrap applications – compatible with existing overwrap equipment – suitable for freezing  
  • Provider reports LCA findings (Groupe Ageco) which indicate recycled cardboard trays reduce CO2 by up to 46%, non-renewable resources by up to 29% and impacts on ecosystem quality by up to 62% — compared to virgin wood-based trays.
  • Provider reports:
– tray made with 100% recycled fibre, mostly post-consumer, FSC certified “recycled” – BPA and PFAS not intentionally added – US FDA and Health Canada food-contact compliant – Certified compostable by Compost Manufacturing Alliance (CMA) – Prequalified by How2Recycle as widely recyclable in Canada/US
References Brown Tray YouTube Video Cascades_cardboard_meat_tray_product_sheet Eng_Nov22