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CKF Inc.

Project CKF Inc.
Brand(s) Costco Canada, Costco US Packaged Product(s) Blueberries, and other berries (e.g., cherries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries); Other examples: tomato, cucumber, mango, avocado
Market(s) Canada, US, Europe, Latin America, South America Release to Market(s) 2023
Manufacturer CKF Inc. Material(s) Punnet
  • Food grade compliant in Canada (CFIA), the US (FDA) and Europe/Latin/South America (BfR).
  • Protects blueberries in transit from source and/or from packing houses to retail shelves and home, reducing food waste- retailer reports zero damage
  • GMP (Gold standard) certified plant.
  • Manufactured in Canada on both east and west coasts, to reduce transit times and logistical carbon footprint.
  • Nova Scotia manufacturing powered with 40% hydro-electricity; approx. 25% with wind energy.
  • Manufactured with 80% virgin, 20% post-industrial recycled content.
  • Reduces the amount of plastic by weight by 80% as compared to a top sealed PET container.
  • Pre-qualified by How2recycle in US as being “widely recyclable” -includes PFAS screening
  • FSC Certified (FSC® C145472).
  • Certified Home Compostable by TuV Austria (EN 13432) – includes PFAS screening.
  1. CKF energy review
  2. CKF Packaging sustainability evaluation report_final