The members of EUROPEN, the European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment, say the European Commission needs to recognize packaging and its raw materials are essential during the current crisis.
We talk to Tetra Pak about its packaging made from “fully traceable” Brazilian sugarcane certified by Bonsucro. “The decision to source in Brazil is part of our sustainability commitment,” says the company’s director of sourcing and manufacturing.
UK company Extons Foods brought PFM Packaging Machinery on board to help further the firm’s expansion, from a sole trader selling products to local shops in and around Stockport to the UK’s largest independent cheese slicing company.
Nestlé will invest up to CHF 2bn to create a wider market for food-grade recycled plastics and will reduce its use of virgin plastics by one third as part of efforts to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.