The food sector – and society more generally – needs to take a joined-up approach to issues around plastics, pollution, food safety and waste, Dow Packaging and Specialty’s Sustainability Director Jeff Wooster tells FoodNavigator. “These issues are interconnected;...
Mondelēz International has said its sustainable packaging progress has been highlighted in the UK Plastics Pact Report as the company makes progress towards its long-term vision of zero net waste packaging.
Sirane threw the spotlight on its eco-friendly Earth Packaging when presenter and environmental campaigner Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall interviewed MD Simon Balderson at the company’s headquarters in Telford, UK, this month.
‘There is a trend for plastic packaging acquisitions despite all the bad rap for plastic, and that’s despite companies such as DS Smith turning towards Amazon,’ claims Nick Mockett, head of packaging M&A, Moorgate Capital.
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.