Maglio’s innovative solutions are continually evolving to meet the dynamic needs of today’s produce buyers. We maintain a steadfast commitment to developing forward-thinking attributes across 5 areas of our business that directly result in benefits to our customers.
The Readyripe™ watermelon solution gives sliced watermelon longer shelf life, naturally enhanced quality and convenience for today’s busy customers.
Watch here to see how the Readyripe™ watermelon solution can help you!
Challenges with overwrap watermelon programs
- Very short shelf life. Limits benefit for customer and potentially increases shrink and waste for retailer.
- Overwrap packaging leaks in displays and on shelves, creating more work and expense. Display does not look very appealing.
- Wicking and purging of product while on display and at checkout.
- Food safety and product traceability concerns.
- Retraining staff on proper technique and labor cost.
Our patented pouch keeps sliced watermelon in a naturally enhanced atmospheric environment, optimizing the sweetness and quality of the watermelon slice over an extended period of time. The Readyripe™ pouch offers a multitude of features and benefits for both the retailer and customer.
Watch the Readyripe™ time and motion study here
- Innovation of pouch optimizes the quality and flavor of the watermelon, creating a new high demand offering for the retailer.
- Virtually no wicking and leaking from product, resulting in a more desirable appearance.
- Attractive design of pouch entices customer to purchase.
- This new approach can substantially improve the financial results for the retailer through increased sales revenues and reduced production and clean up expenses.
- Extended shelf life allows retailer more production flexibility, reducing costs.
- Retailer can also sell customers watermelon pouches along with whole watermelons, increasing whole watermelon sales.
- Promotes year round consumption of watermelon.
- Extended shelf life lets customer enjoy their watermelon over a longer period of time.
- Innovation of pouch enhances the quality and flavor of the watermelon.
- The attractively designed pouch is easy to carry and convenient to store.
- Resealable pouch makes for mess-free storage for later use.
- Consumer can also purchase whole watermelon and use the pouch for the portion that is not immediately eaten.