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The MacroBin 32 Gets an Upgrade – Introducing the MacroBin 32NG!

Macro has taken the popular MacroBin 32, commonly used as a harvest container for apples, peppers and avocados, and incorporated new technology to create the brand new MacroBin 32NG (New Generation). The MacroBin 32NG takes what made the original MacroBin 32 one of Macro’s most viable harvest containers and utilizes an updated design to make [...]

By |2020-12-16T09:14:24-05:00January 16th, 2020|sustainability, Cherries, Harvest, supply chain, plastic, food processing, apples|Comments Off on The MacroBin 32 Gets an Upgrade – Introducing the MacroBin 32NG!

MacroBin – The Definitive Bin of the Agriculture Industry

When Macro Plastics first came into existence, the company made its mark with its first innovative plastic bin – the MacroBin. Prior to that, the standard harvest container was the wood bin. Prima Frutta Packing has been a customer of ours since 1990.  When asked about the addition of MacroBins since then, president Tim Sambado said [...]

By |2019-10-03T16:18:16-04:00October 3rd, 2019|sustainability, Cherries, Harvest, plastic, food processing, apples|Comments Off on MacroBin – The Definitive Bin of the Agriculture Industry

Learning About 1% for the Planet Nonprofit: Root Capital

Since July of last year, Macro Plastics has been a member of 1% for the Planet whose goal is to protect our planet by improving the state of our environment.  In 2002, they began their journey and started a global movement. Founder of Patagonia and co-founder of 1% for the Planet, Yvon Chouinard, stated "The [...]

By |2021-04-15T14:23:50-04:00September 5th, 2019|sustainability, Harvest, charity|Comments Off on Learning About 1% for the Planet Nonprofit: Root Capital

The ProBin Advances Safety Initiatives in Food Processing | Diana Fruit Preserving Company Case Study

Diana Fruit Preserving Company was founded in 1921 when Alexander Diana came over from Yugoslavia bringing the tradition of Maraschino cherries to the United States. This new delicacy became very popular and really took off with the invention of the fruit cocktail in the 1930s. Today fruit cocktails are still a thriving part of the Diana [...]

By |2019-08-22T16:33:31-04:00August 22nd, 2019|interview, Cherries, Harvest, supply chain, plastic, food processing|Comments Off on The ProBin Advances Safety Initiatives in Food Processing | Diana Fruit Preserving Company Case Study

The ProBin Improves Production Standards in Food Processing | Mariani Packing Company Case Study

In 1906 Mariani Packing Company was born when Paul Mariani emigrated from Yugoslavia to California with a dream to start his own business. He began by planting fruit trees on a small piece of land and over the years refined and perfected his knowledge of the growing areas. As the business grew and continued to thrive, Mariani [...]

By |2019-05-02T17:08:24-04:00May 2nd, 2019|sustainability, Cherries, Harvest, food processing|Comments Off on The ProBin Improves Production Standards in Food Processing | Mariani Packing Company Case Study

Macro Plastic Containers – Getting Fresh Produce from the Field to Stores

  It may be easy to walk by your produce section without giving it much thought, but a lot of work goes into delivering fresh, ready-to-eat fruits and vegetables to your local grocery store. In order to harvest, sort, pack, and ship fresh produce around the globe, everything has to be done in a safe [...]

By |2019-01-03T17:57:14-05:00January 3rd, 2019|Cherries, Harvest, supply chain, plastic, food processing|Comments Off on Macro Plastic Containers – Getting Fresh Produce from the Field to Stores

Macro Plastics’ Hybrid 1012 & 1212 – the Most Versatile Bins on the Market

2018 was a year of innovation for Macro Plastics as we created and produced our most versatile bins to date, the Hybrid 1012 and the Hybrid 1212. The Hybrid 1012 and 1212 are highly durable polypropylene injection molded plastic bins that possess the ability to be used in a wide range of applications.  Some of these [...]

By |2018-12-20T18:21:27-05:00December 20th, 2018|shipping, sustainability, Harvest|Comments Off on Macro Plastics’ Hybrid 1012 & 1212 – the Most Versatile Bins on the Market

Wood or Plastic – Which is the Superior Bin?

Macro Plastics began in 1988, changing the agricultural industry with its innovative plastic container the MacroBin! Prior to that, the standard harvest container was the wood bin.  Although there are still farmers and packers who have not made the switch from wood to plastic, our 30-year tenure has justified the reasons in which companies originally [...]

By |2018-11-08T17:55:44-05:00November 8th, 2018|Cherries, Harvest, plastic|Comments Off on Wood or Plastic – Which is the Superior Bin?

Using Macro Plastic Bins and Totes to Harvest Cherries

  Now that summer has arrived, it’s time for some deliciously sweet cherries!  They’re being picked, packed, and stocked at your local markets and grocery stores as we speak.  But when you see cherries sitting on the shelves, chances are you don’t realize the effort it’s taken to get them there (unless you’re in the [...]

By |2018-07-13T17:46:00-04:00July 13th, 2018|Cherries, Harvest|Comments Off on Using Macro Plastic Bins and Totes to Harvest Cherries
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