A report from the Global Packaging Project says companies reducing the amount of packaging they use can do more environmental harm than good if products are damaged because the packages are not substantial enough. The report offers guidelines for creating the most sustainable packaging.
Pies from Tootie Pie will be marketed alongside Kraft's Cool Whip at H-E-B stores. "H-E-B wants to grow Tootie Pie sales dramatically and brought Kraft to the table in a three-way partnership," said Don Merrill, president and CEO of Tootie Pie.
Union workers at the Just Born factory in Bethlehem, Pa., have reached a three-year agreement with the candy maker. The deal, which covers 337 workers, "allows us to continue making candy, and it's a win-win situation for both sides," said a Just Born spokeswoman.