Order CSA Crop Boxes Available at Wholesale Prices
Starting at $6.32 each - Sold in Bundles of 25 - Order Now!
We at CoolSeal want to do our part in promoting community farming by making our CSA packaging better available to vendors big and small. We are happy to announce our wholesale crop are boxes now available for small order requests! We are committed to environmental sustainability and promoting health and togetherness in communities all over the nation, one package at a time.
Our new small order crop boxes comes standard, made with polypropylene (PP5) and marked with smear-proof UV ink. We hot air weld the box together and seal some of the edges for added durability and ease of assembly.
The boxes are sold in bundles of 25, and are available in two convenient sizes: small (½ bushel) and large (¾ bushel.) As crop box manufactures we know the importance of efficiency, so we ship our CSA boxes flat for easy storage and include clear labeling for fast assembly in the field. Our CSA packaging is stackable, with locking tabs that universally fit both sizes, making for easy palletization.
Crop Boxes are Sold in Bundles of 25 - Order Below
* Crop Box dimensions are in inches.
Purchase Bundles of 25 Crop Boxes Through Our Website Below
Polypropylene is made up purely of carbon and hydrogen and is manufactured without any dangerous emissions, therefore, has zero effect on the environment.
100% Dirt & Dust Free
Our patented sealed edge system can be applied to the packaging by sealing all the open flutes, which makes it imperishable to dirt and dust, easier to clean and reuse.
All of our boxes and packaging can be designed specifically to your needs, so whether space saving is your objective or keeping seafood in the cold chain fresher for longer we can create a packaging solution suitable to you.
Using our own unique tooling we seal the fluted edges of our packaging, this creates a strong barrier which becomes imperishable to dirt, dust, water and oils.
Faster Cool Down
CoolSeal boxes are tested and proven to cool down products 12 hours faster than traditional polystyrene boxes.
CoolSeal packaging and our warehouse and factory have been approved by the Food Standards Agency for being suitable for use within the food sectors.
Tried, tested and measured, all CoolSeal packaging has far superior insulation properties than our competitors when in a complete cold chain meaning your product arrives safe and fresh.
Every component of our packaging; the plastic, glues and inks are 100% recyclable.
Perfect for the chilled foods, frozen foods and seafood sectors our packaging will withstand the elements and will trap all moisture and ice melt securely inside the packaging. This is particularly valuable when transporting goods by air freight.
Polypropylene can be incinerated without any harm to the environment, it gives off only water-vapour and carbon dioxide, which is then converted by photosynthesis.
Our packaging is lightweight meaning it is easier to handle, ship and store making it far more user friendly and can help reduce costs.
Resistant to Breakage
Polypropylene is known for its strength and durability. It is suitable for containing heavy loads while also holding its shape and structure.
CoolSeal Crop Boxes
Crop boxes, also known as CSA boxes, are environmentally sustainable containers that are used to transport, store, and display fresh produce.
These containers are used extensively in the agricultural industry due to their durability, versatility, and low cost. The key benefits include the protection of the produce from damage during handling and transport, the reduction of post-harvest losses, and the facilitation of efficient inventory management.
Benefits of Crop Boxes:
Environmentally Friendly: Made with sustainable polypropylene, BPA/PFAs free, reusable, returnable, 100% recyclable at the end of lifecycle
High Quality: Assembly edges are heat sealed for durability, thermally die cut to set creases and folds, lightweight, stacking tabs to lock boxes in positions
Sturdy: 50 pounds load 1/2 bushel, 75 pounds load 3/4 bushel
Cost Savings: Short payback period compared to wax coated boxes, impervious to moisture and won't deteriorate, hydrocool directly in boxes, twin wall plastic cushions to prevent bruising, and ships/stores flat for space savings
- 1/2 Bushel: 16" x 9" x 7.5", 1080 cubic inches
- 3/4 Bushel: 16" x 9" x 11.5", 1656 cubic inches
Cleaning and Sanitizing Crop Boxes:
It is important that crop boxes are properly cleaned and sanitized to minimize the risk of contamination and foodborne illnesses. Cleaning should be done with food grade/safe sanitizing products including sodium hypochlorite, hydrogen peroxide, detergents/soaps, or other certified organic solutions. Regular weekly cleaning and sanitizing help to ensure that the produce transported and stored in them remains safe and of high quality.
Helps to decrease postharvest losses.
Helps to prevent the spread of pathogens and contamination of produce.
Improves the quality and shelf life of the produce.
Complies with food safety regulations and standards.
Reduces the risk of foodborne illnesses.
Helps to protect the reputation and financial stability of the business or farm.
Creates a safer work environment for employees.
Increases consumer confidence in the safety of the produce.
Minimizes the need for product recalls, which can be costly and damaging to the business.
Cleaning and sanitizing crop boxes involves several steps:
- Preparing a cleaning and sanitizing solution: A cleaning and sanitizing solution can be made by mixing soap and water, followed by a solution of water and bleach.
- Cleaning the crop boxes: The first step involves washing the boxes with soap and water to remove any dirt, debris, or other contaminants.
- Rinsing the boxes: After cleaning, the boxes should be rinsed thoroughly with clean water to remove any remaining soap residue.
- Sanitizing the boxes: Once clean, the boxes should be sanitized by immersing them in a solution of water and bleach for at least a minute. Alternatively, a sanitizing solution can be applied to the boxes using a spray bottle.
- Allowing the boxes to dry: After sanitizing, the boxes should be allowed to dry completely before using them again.
It's important to note that cleaning and sanitizing should be done regularly, at least weekly, especially if the boxes have been used to transport or store produce. Proper cleaning and sanitizing can help prevent the spread of bacteria and other harmful microorganisms, making it an essential part of food safety practices.
CSA Crop Boxes from CoolSeal are sturdy, sustainable and sure to make your community garden project a success year after year.
Crop Boxes in Action
The Wyandotte Nation sponsored two local food distribution events where locally grown food was distributed to the first 350 families utilizing CoolSeal USA Crop Boxes. The events where families in Wyandotte, Oklahoma received various food items for the holidays was supported by a grant from the USDA and distributed in our stock ¾ bushel (green) and custom 1 ½ bushel (black) 100% recyclable, durable and sustainable packaging.