Gourmet mushroom grower with sustainable produce containers

Biodegradable packaging for mushrooms!

Because the Sustainable Produce Container is such a popular package with mycologists, we've got a whole page here so all the info is in one place! Click on the size name you want in order to go to that page or call Linda at 859-630-2694 for best shipping prices on a pallet with printing. Caleb Feichter of Valley Spirit Farm did (at right) and the results have been outstanding!

Sustainable Produce Container Advantages

  • 100% recyclable
  • Biodegrades in a backyard compost pile in a few weeks
  • Cardboard is thicker than paper bags so mushrooms can't "eat" it as quickly
  • Containers are sturdy enough to stack 3-6 layers tall
  • Earth-themed vents for air flow
  • Secure hinged lid latch
  • Holds up under temperature transitions (same cardboard is used in beer bottle carriers)
  • Mushrooms may dry out a bit sooner than in plastic but will never get slimy like old ones in plastic
  • Containers fit in most master cartons
  • Easy to hand assemble, some designs are reversible with white on one side, natural on the other
  • Single and full color printing available for just 10,000 minimum (approximately a pallet)
  • Ships flat saving space
  • In high volumes containers are the same price as plastic and eliminate sticky labels
  • Practically free machine container former available (small deposit, 3 year lease for high volumes)
  • Sizes do not hold exactly same amount as current grocery store 8 oz mounded plastic tubs but this gives you an opportunity to resize, rebrand and remarket at a better price per pound.

5 Sustainable Produce Container sizes (click on name or photo to order that size)

HALF PINT

Size: 4”L x 4.125”W x 1.5”H
- Design: quick autobottom in natural brown, machine formable version planned for 2021
- Mushrooms: small button, holds about 3-4 oz depending on density

Paper pint clamshell alternative with organic shiitake mushrooms

TRADITIONAL SQUARE PINT

Size: 4.375”L x 4.125”W x 2.25”H
- Design: reversible natural brown or white, hand or machine formable
- Mushrooms: buttons, shitake, holds about 4-6 oz depending on density

LOW PROFILE PINT

- Size: 6.375”L x 4”W x 1.5”H
- Design: natural brown inside and out, machine formable design planned 2021
- Mushrooms: buttons, shitake, holds 5-6 oz depending on density

QUART

- Size: 6.375”L x 4”W x 2.875”H
- Design: natural brown inside and out, machine formable design will replace this by end of 2020
- Mushrooms: blue, golden, pink, or yellow oyster, chestnut, lions mane, pioppini, reishi, shitake, holds about 7-9 oz, depending on density

Paper quart containers hold gourmet mushrooms of lions mane and shiitake

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TWO QUART  

- Size: 6.375”L x 7.25”W x 2.875”H
- Design: reversible natural brown or white, hand or machine formable 
- Mushrooms: blue, golden, pink, or yellow oyster, chestnut, lions mane, pioppini, reishi, shitake, holds 9-12 oz, depending on density

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THREE QUART  

- Size: 6.375”L x 7.5”W x 4.4375”H
- Design: reversible natural brown or white, hand or machine formable 
- Mushrooms: blue, golden, pink, or yellow oyster, chestnut, lions mane, pioppini, reishi, shitake, holds 12-18 oz, depending on density

3 quart gourmet mushroom

Click on the size name you want to go to that order page or call Linda at 859-630-2694 for best shipping prices

***PLEASE NOTE: FOR SANITARY, STRUCTURAL & SUSTAINABLE REASONS THERE ARE NO REFUNDS ON ANY SUSTAINABLE PRODUCE CONTAINER PRODUCTS. ORDER A SAMPLE KIT TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE RIGHT SIZE.***

1/2 Pint Sustainable Biodegradable Paper Folding Produce Container REVERSIBLE (600/case)
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1/2 Pint Sustainable Biodegradable Paper Folding Produce Container in Natural Brown Kraftpak (300/case)
Sustainable Produce Container: Half Pint Natural Brown (300/case) TO ORDER: These are&nb..
$87.00
1 Pint White Reversible Square Vented Clamshell Berry Sustainable Produce Container (600/case)
Recyclable Square vented pint for mushrooms, berries & cherry tomatoes (600/case) To get..
$138.00
1 Pint Kraft Brown Square Vented Clamshell Berry Sustainable Produce Container (600/case)
Kraft brown vented pint for berries & cherry tomatoes  (600/case) 1 case = 600&n..
$120.00
1 Pint Sustainable Biodegradable Paper Folding Produce Container in White with Environmental Message (100/case)
Sustainable Produce Container: Low Profile Pint WHITE/TEXT Packed 100/case, enter 1 for ..
$40.00
1 Pint Low Profile Pint Sustainable Biodegradable Paper Folding Produce Container REVERSIBLE (600/case)
Sustainable produce package low profile pint size for cherry tomatoes, berries - REVERSIBLE ..
$168.00
1 Pint Low Profile Sustainable Biodegradable Paper Folding Produce Container in Brown Kraftpak (300/case)
Sustainable Produce Container: Low Profile Pint NATURAL BROWN Plastic Alternative (300/case) ..
$75.00
1 Quart Sustainable Biodegradable Paper Folding Produce Container REVERSIBLE (600/case)
Sustainable produce package quart size for strawberries, mushrooms, microgreens - REVERSIBLE ..
$174.00
1 Quart Sustainable Biodegradable Paper Folding Produce Container (600/case)
Sustainable produce package quart size for strawberries, mushrooms TO ORDER: These are p..
$156.00
1.5 "Tall" Quart Sustainable Biodegradable Paper Folding Produce Container REVERSIBLE (200/case)
Sustainable produce package "tall" quart size for mushrooms, live microgreens - REVERSIBLE TO ORD..
$70.00
2 Quart Paper Folding Recyclable Natural Brown/White (300/case) Sustainable Produce Container
2 QUART Sustainable Produce Container great for mushrooms, bulk strawberries, blueberries (300/case)..
$120.00
3 Quart Paper Folding Recyclable Natural Brown/White (200/case) Sustainable Produce Container
NEW! 3 QUART Sustainable Produce Container great for mushrooms, grapes, blueberries and live microgr..
$90.00
Sustainable Produce Container: Sample Pack 10
Sustainable Produce Container: Sample Packs of 10 Want to try folding some before you buy or just..
$9.95
Sustainable Produce Container: Single Samples
Single Sample Set of Sustainable Produce Containers Want to check out the Sustainable Produce C..
$9.95