Interviews with Magazine Writers

  • Duff, Mike. 2023. “Sustainability Takes Center Stage in Packaging.

Print: Produce Business magazine October digital issue (, Vol. 39. No 10. Pages 60-62. Released on November 13, 2023.

Digital: (accessed on December 22, 2023).

  • Pierce, Leonard. 2023. "Packing Up Progress. New horizons in packaging."

Print: Produce Blueprints, Vol. July/August, Pp. 81-86.

Digital: (accessed on August 22, 2023)

  • Duff, Mike. 2022. “Produce Packaging Pivoting.”

Print: Produce Business, Vol. November


  • Mitchell, Jacqueline. 2022. “MSU is creating sustainable and safe food packaging.”

Print: Quality Assurance & Food Safety, Vol. September/October, Pp. 27-31.


  • Fuhrman, Elizabeth. 2021. “Sustainable changes come to portioned fresh meat and poultry.”

Print: National Provisioner, Vol. October, section Tech/Packaging


  • Ogg, Matthew. 2020. "Modified atmosphere packaging adds more value to value-added."

Print: Produce Business, Vol. 36, No 04 April, Pp. 51-52


  • Karst, Tom. 2020. "Packaging experts aim for sustainability, improvements."

Print: The Packer, March 04, 2020


  • Ogg, Matthew. 2019. "Attraction/Sustainability Trade-off Shifting for Produce Packaging."

Print: Produce Business, Vol. 35, No 10 October, Pp. 48-53


  • Pierce, Leonard. 2019. "Innovation Takes Coordination: Developing the Next Generation of Produce Packaging."

Print: Blueprints, Vol. October, Pp. 51-53


  • Lupo, Lisa. 2018. “Inside the food package: innovating with Michigan State University school of packaging.”

Print: QA magazine, Vol. November/December


  • Costin, Joanne. 2017. “Sustainable packaging.”

Print: MeatingPlace magazine, Vol. August, Pp. 55-58.

Digital:                                            Digital:

  • Sand, Claire. 2017. “Vetting food packaging.”

Print: Food Technology, Packaging column, Vo. 71, No. 6, Pp. 118-119.


  • Johnson, Bob. 2017. “Smart Packaging to suit the times.”

Print: Produce Business, Vol. 33, No. 3, Pp. 50-53


  • Ernst, Matthew. 2017. “The whole package – New Technology designs prolong shelf life and enhance food safety.”

Print: Blueprints, Vol. Jan/Feb/Mar, Pp. 37-38.


  • Gibbons, Kathy. 2016. “All talk and action – produce packaging gets smarter all the time.”

Print: Produce Processing, Vol. September/October, Pp. 10-13.


  • Robbins, Jobean. 2016. “The future of Smart Packaging.”

Print: Produce Business, Vol. March, Pp. 56-59.


  • Dau, James. 2016. “A fresher vegetable: Re-evaluating how food is stored.”

Print: 2015 MSU AgBioResearch Annual Report


  • Webber, Liz. 2012. “Pack It Up: Study Shows Consumer Preferences for Packaged Produce.”

Digital: Fresh Market Supermarket News @

  • Orlando, Jennifer. 2012. “How food packaging affects food purchases.”

Digital: The Cutting Edge News @

  • Smith, Zach. 2012. “MSU packaging school study shows packages affect purchases.”

Digital: The State News @

  • Caliendo, Header. 2012. “MSU study shows packages influence produce purchase.”

Digital: PlasticsToday @

  • Orlando, Jennifer. 2012. “Produce packaging influences purchases.”

Digital: MSUToday @

  • Wheat, Dan. 2011. “Packaging researcher gets first look at cherry packaging.”

Print: Capital Press: The West’s Ag Weekly Newspaper, Vol. 84, No 29, Pp. 13.


  • Arnold, Tracie. 2011. “New cherry packaging looks promising.”

Digital: Growing Produce @

  • Wheat, Dan. 2011. “Biocartons may double sweet cherry shelf life.”

Print: Capital Press: The West’s Ag Weekly Newspaper, Vol. 84, No 21, Pp.3.


  • Osowski, Valerie. 2010. “Reducing food safety risk in fresh produce.”

Print: 2010 MAES Annual Report


  • Benson, J.J. 2009. “Better packaging for better produce.”

Digital: Growing Magazine @