Consumer interest in clean label or natural ingredients continues to rise. However, given our finite natural resources, is this inhibiting the development of products that could be better for the environment?
Brexit, the Circular Economy, sustainability challenges, national converter developments and the future of purchasing are just of the topics to be discussed at this year’s ECMA (European Carton Makers Association) Annual Congress in Malta (September 19-20).
Goupie chewy chocolate, has swapped its recyclable plastic packaging to a compostable alternative, working with its supplier to come up with a design, which shows the consumer how to dispose of it correctly.
UK confectioner run by husband-and-wife team Brian and Leanne Crowther, who claim to have beaten Mars and Nestlé to become the first company in the sector to move into plastic-free packaging, is furthering its environmental commitment.