What is Delta Packaging?

What is Delta Packaging?

Delta Packaging has been providing corrugated packing since 1986. Today our customers in the Mid-Atlantic states and beyond rely on us for custom corrugated packaging and displays, off-the-shelf packaging supplies and warehouse/distribution to support manufacturing.

Who owns Delta Packing?

Carl Elkins
Delta Packing was started in 1976 by Carl Elkins and Lee Mettler. Carl and Lee owned and managed the company until selling to the Costamagna family in May of 2001. Carl, along with Ernie’s son Berton and daughter Annamarie, currently manage the day-to-day operations of Delta Packing.

How much does a pallet of grapes weigh?

How much does a full pallet weigh? Grape box pallets are approx 1750# . Bulk grape bins are approx 900# each.

How many grapes are on a pallet?


Product Weight No. of boxes per pallet
Black Grapes (Seed) 4,5Kg 150
White Grapes (Seed) 4,5Kg 150
Red Grapes (Seed) 4,5Kg 150

How big is a box of grapes?

390 x 320 x 150 mm
Normal EPS 4 kg Grapes Box, For Fruit Packaging, Size: 390 X 320 X 150 mm

Usage/Application Fruit Packaging
Packaging Type 8-10 Pack
Size 390 x 320 x 150 mm
Capacity 4kg – 9.2 kg
Shape Rectangle

How are grapes packaged?

Grapes are most often packaged in two-pound (approximate) plastic mesh bags or clamshells. Packaged grapes are then placed into corrugated containers, RPCs, or expanded polystyrene (EPS) shipping containers.

How much wine does a box of grapes make?

Depending on the grape variety, you should yield about 2-2.5 gallons of must per case. A good rule of thumb is that 20lbs of grapes will yield roughly 1 gallon of finished wine. So each case should give you about 1.44 gallons of finished wine, equating to about 7 bottles of finished wine generally speaking..

What is a punnet of grapes?

A punnet is a small box or square basket for the gathering, transport and sale of fruit and vegetables, typically for small berries susceptible to bruising, spoiling and squashing that are therefore best kept in small rigid containers. Punnets serve also as a rough measure for a quantity of irregular sized fruits.

How do grapes get to the supermarket?

Grapes are harvested by hand – and many are “field packed” into grape lugs (boxes), then shipped to nearby cold storage facilities. Millions of boxes of grapes are in storage for much of the year – allowing grapes to be shipped all over the United States and exported all over the world.

Which material would be more suitable for packaging of grapes and why?

Therefore, LDPE was the best packaging material in terms of maintaining desirable hardness of fruits among all the three materials used for experiment.

How many grapes do I need for 5 gallons of wine?

You’ll need about 85 to 90 pounds (39 to 41 kg) of fresh grapes (still on their stems) to make five gallons of wine. It will start off at about 2.5 lug boxes of grapes and will end up as about 25 bottles, or two cases, of wine.

How many grapes does it take to make 1 gallon of wine?

Fruit Wine Ingredient Table

Wild Grapes 6 pounds wild grapes 2 pounds
Peaches 2 1/2 pounds 2 pounds
Plums 3 pounds 2 1/2 pounds
Pineapple 3 pints pineapple juice unsweetened 2 pounds