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  • Glenda

    July 6, 2024 at 12:38 pm
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    There are several key reasons why foam nets are used:

    1. Cushioning and protection: Foam nets are made of expanded polyethylene (EPE), a lightweight yet resilient material that can cushion and protect delicate fruits, vegetables, flowers, and glassware from damage during storage, transport, and handling. The flexible, mesh-like structure absorbs shocks and prevents bruising, punctures, and stem damage.
    2. Improved air circulation: Foam nets allow for better air circulation around the produce, helping to regulate temperature and humidity to maintain freshness and prevent spoilage.
    3. Visual appeal: Foam nets come in a variety of colors and mesh sizes, allowing producers to showcase the natural beauty of their fruits and add a touch of branding.
    4. Cost-effectiveness: Foam nets are reusable and reduce packaging and transportation costs compared to disposable options like cardboard and plastic.
    5. Hygiene and sustainability: Foam nets are made from food-grade, non-toxic materials that are recyclable and biodegradable, making them a more environmentally-friendly choice over plastic wraps and polystyrene trays.
    6. Versatility: Foam nets can be used to protect a wide range of produce, from delicate berries to robust melons, as well as other fragile items like glassware.
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