Retailers have a smorgasbord of choices when they shop for fresh food containers. Because they serve consumers with different needs in diverse markets, retailers say there is no one plastic that can satisfy everyone. For that reason, most retail buyers purchase a variety of containers. One relatively new product that is catching on is corn-based plastic packaging, an "environmentally friendly" biodegradable alternative to petroleum-based plastic. Late last year, Wal-Mart Stores began ...

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