River Run Foods Expands Capabilities with Tetra Recart Retortable Carton Packages

Tetra Recart opens new opportunities for brands seeking sustainable, e-commerce-friendly packaging

Nov. 12, 2020 (Denton, Texas) – River Run Foods, a co-packer for food products in Northumberland, Pa., has expanded its capabilities to include filling and packaging in Tetra Recart® carton packages. With 80% lower carbon footprint and significant weight and space savings compared to alternatives, Tetra Recart offers many benefits to brands wishing to enhance the overall sustainability of their food products.

“Looking to the future, we know trends like sustainability and online grocery will only continue to accelerate,” said Roger Hoffman, CEO of River Run Foods. “By investing in Tetra Recart, we can offer brands, retailers and food service providers an environmentally sound, e-commerce-ready package for their products, from beans and vegetables to soups, sauces and pie filling.”

With the recent addition of the Tetra Pak® R2 filling machine, River Run Foods can now package their full range of products in Tetra Recart® Mini and Midi cartons in 200 mL, 340 mL, 390 mL, 440 mL and 500 mL sizes.

“This new installation at River Run Foods allows more brands to take advantage of all that Tetra Recart has to offer,” said Jeff Fielkow, President and CEO of Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada. “With River Run’s proven experience and success in tomato-based sauces, vegetables and more, we’re looking forward to some exciting new products hitting the U.S. market in Tetra Recart.”

Learn more about Tetra Recart® carton packaging at https://www.tetrapak.com/us/packaging/tetra-recart/sustainable-food-cartons

Learn more about River Run Foods at https://www.riverrunfoods.com/.  




Tetra Pak is a world leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 160 countries. With more than 25,000 employees around the world, we believe in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business.  

Our promise, “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD™," reflects our vision to commit to making food safe and available, everywhere.


River Run Foods is a white-label liquid foods co-packer in Northumberland, Pennsylvania. With over 100 years of combined experience formulating and filling high quality sauces, fillings and vegetables, we are committed to delivering the highest quality shelf stable products to brand owners, wholesale, food service, and restaurant trade customers. As your certified manufacturing partner, River Run Foods enables you to devote your time to management and marketing while eliminating the enormous expense and responsibility of operating a production facility.

More information about River Run Foods is available at https://www.riverrunfoods.com/.  



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Roger Hoffman



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