Sun Sugar Farms News
SPC and CRESBI featured in Vegetable Growers News
October 11, 2021
Vegetable Growers News is one of the more informative magazines I read concerning agriculture. Was thrilled to have both the Sustainable Produce Containers packaging and the CRESBI crate systems featured in their October issue: Small grower goes big in sustainable packaging effort
Sun Sugar Farms products featured in Kentucky Living Magazine
March 3, 2021
It's just a little half-page blurb in the actual magazine but the longer article on the website featured more info about the crates, the crops and the sustainable produce containers: Kentuckian Creates a Better Box to Replace Plastic Produce Containers
Sustainable Produce Containers finalist in Innovation Awards
December 12, 2020
We didn't win but we got a really cool trophy and a nice write-up in the Produce Business magazine! We were one of the 10 top-scoring entrants in the Annual Joe Nucci Award for Product Innovation: There's Treasure In Every Innovation
Webinar presentation on sustainable packaging
October 20, 2020
In case you wanted to learn more about #sustainablepackaging, the Sustainable Produce Containers part of the presentation starts at 52:20 (there is a small audio drop on the plastic clamshell page but just read the text for the info): SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING WEBINAR
2 Quart Sustainable Produce Container popular with eco-minded mushroom growers
Click here to learn more about how the gourmet mushroom market is responding to the Sustainable Produce Containers: PERISHABLE NEWS
FOX19 interview about Super Bowl's requirement for recyclable packaging
Inventor Linda Fritz talked with Frank Marzullo about her new Sustainable Produce Containers were used by the Super Bowl Live Farmer's Market to meet requirements. All packaging had to be either recyclable or biodegradable and the Taste of Redland farm bought 9000 of her Half Pints to put their cherry tomatoes and strawberries in.
Tomato grower introduces new sustainable produce container
The Sustainable Produce Container was featured in Perishable News online issue: TOMATO GROWER
Kentucky Farm Bureau purchases book on sustainable gardening
The Kentucky Farm Bureau liked our new book "Garden Buddies" so much that they bought 750 of them to distribute to teachers that attend their "Agriculture in the Classroom" program. It's exciting to know that Kentucky kids will learn about beneficial creatures over more traditional chemical ways to handle pests.
Kentucky Department of Agriculture reports on organic alternative to clamshell packaging
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture newsletter just featured an article about Sun Sugar Farms' new Sustainable Produce Container! Hopefully, it sparks some interest in being more sustainable with other farmers and will help reduce the amount of packaging going to Kentucky landfills!
Read Newsletter article: A Better Box
Farmer creates eco-friendly packaging
August 16, 2018
Fresh Plaza reported in their German online magazine about the Sustainable Produce Containers: LESEN
Local farmer designs system to replace plastic products
August 14, 2018
Angela Ingram of Local 12 Cincinnati reported on the various products created by Linda Fritz to replace single-use plastic, including the CRESBI Crate Systems and the new Sustainable Produce Containers to replace plastic clamshells.
WATCH: TV12 NEWS
Local farmer creates eco-friendly packaging for fruits and vegetables
August 13, 2018
Ann Thompson of 91.7 WVXU of Local 12 Cincinnati reported the new Sustainable Produce Containers to replace plastic clamshells.
LISTEN: 91.7 WVXU PUBLIC RADIO
AM Leonard/Gardener's Edge carries CRESBI Crates & Sustainable Produce Containers
August 1, 2018
Giant horticulture tool and supply company A.M. Leonard and their other company Gardeners' Edge is now offering orange and lime green CRESBI crate systems with dark green straps. Pick up some as a harvest crate for produce and check out all of their other great tools and supplies. They also offer our new Sustainable Produce Container so you can order everything at once!
An Alternative to Plastic Produce Containers Emerges from Small Midwest Farm
July 26, 2018
Linda Fritz, a former automotive engineer, is an unlikely organic farmer as she claims she doesn’t like vegetables. After tasting edamame in a restaurant and then sun sugar cherry tomatoes, she decided to start growing them. From this sprouted Sun Sugar Farms, with a passion for sustainability guiding her business. Read the article: Organic Produce Network
John Cremeans at My Cool Inventions Academy with CRESBI Crate Systems
October 11, 2016
In the My Cool Inventions Academy at the Dream Big America Studios in St Petersberg FL we talk to Inventor Linda Fritz about her invention's premiere on HSN's American Dreams! In today's episode you'll find out what it's like to pitch your invention to 90-million people and the steps she took to make her dreams a reality!
Watch the show: Facebook.com/MyCoolInventions
HSN TODAY WITH SHANNON FOX
Shannon Fox hosts HSN morning show and loves to try out new products.
HSN Studios, St Petersburg, FL
October 11, 2016
Watch video here: HSN TODAY (coming soon)
HSN: THE MONDAY NIGHT SHOW WITH ADAM FREEMAN
Adam Freeman hosts his own show on HSN and has a great time with Akos Jankura discovering new products.
HSN Studios, St Petersburg, FL;October 10, 2016
Watch video here: HSN MONDAY NIGHT SHOW WITH ADAM FREEMAN
WXIX Fox19 morning show interview
Cincinnati, OH, October 5, 2016
Ok, so Frank Marzullo has got to be one of the smartest guys on TV, we talked for a mere 0.2 seconds before our on-air time and he understood immediately all the features and benefits that the CRESBI system offers shoppers. Thanks to the producers at WXIX for giving a hometown inventor a chance to practice for her national opportunity!
Watch the segment here: FOX19 Once You Go Box You'll Never Go Bag
WILLIAMSPORT SUN GAZETTE
Cheryl A. Clarke
Williamsport, PA October 8, 2016
It was a privilege to be interviewed by Cheryl Clarke of the Wiliamsport Sun Gazette. She did a terrific job gathering and making sure all the information was correct about the CRESBI systems and their history.
Read the full article: Williamsport Sun Gazette
SPECIAL OLYMPICS FUNDRAISER
July 31, 2016
Special Olympics Area 9 wanted a unique product to sell as a fundraiser that everyone could use. They liked the CRESBI crate systems so much they ordered enough to get their own straps made.
Local story: Go Green & Helping Others
ENTREPRENEUR, ENVIRONMENTALIST, LINDA FRITZ THINKS AHEAD WITH SUN SUGAR FARMS, CRESBI CRATES
By Anthony Wyatt
SUN SUGAR FARMS DONATES PROFITS TO ALZHEIMERS ASSOCIATION
Sun Sugar Farms was blessed to be able to help in the fight against Alzheimer's and at the same time reduce plastic bag usage. Julie Wilson, Manager of Patient Support Services at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Grant County, introduced CRESBI crate systems to her co-workers as a fundraiser. She raised $350 for the Alzheimer's Association by selling CRESBIs in just a few weeks and again in the fall raised $525! Great job Julie and thanks to all of our new customers for your support! You're helping fund vital research against this disease and at the same time helping the environment! For more info about fundraising opportunities with CRESBI crate systems click here: FUNDRAISER