Content: Bread & Pastries

Waitrose

Compostable Convenience Food Packaging – British food retailer Waitrose is replacing the black plastic packaging of its ready meals with compostable trays made from an innovative fiber material. The new type of shell is 10% lighter and releases 50% less CO2 in production than its plastic counterpart. The novel material is designed to be heated in the oven or[...]

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UPM Specialty Papers

Fiber-based materials – UPM Specialty Papers is the pioneer in sustainable packaging for recyclable and renewable paper-based materials. The natural fiber-based materials offer endless possibilities for individual branding – and for keeping the environmental footprint of packaging as low as possible. UPM uses only raw materials from sustainably managed forests to produce its innovative papers for the[...]

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Coffin Alley Project

Paper and cardboard from algae – Sargassum algae were originally found only in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. For several years, however, the population of the microalga has been moving southward, infesting the entire Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, and the west coast of Africa as an invasive species. The native marine ecosystem is negatively affected by the algae. Species[...]

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Jonatura

Sustainable packaging manufacturer – The young company jonatura was founded by experienced employees in the packaging industry. Together, they have set themselves the goal of meeting their customers’ packaging needs in a sustainable manner. jonatura therefore offers environmentally friendly alternatives to conventional packaging and shipping materials. Through constant expansion of production, jonatura now manufactures a wide range of[...]

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TIPA

Compostable packaging – As functional as normal plastic packaging, but just as compostable as an orange peel: film packaging from TIPA®. Highly transparent, durable, lightweight and moisture-resistant, yet fully printable – these are all properties that are valued in plastic and, with TIPA®, are now also available as a sustainable solution. The film packaging is food-safe and[...]

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Repaq

Zero-waste film packaging – Nature has its own recycling process that produces only recyclables: composting. Repaq wants to integrate packaging into this ecological cycle and is developing materials for this purpose that are decomposed within a very short time by microorganisms, fungi, insects and mollusks into water and carbon dioxide. This is possible because Repaq uses its own[...]

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Twist-Loc®

Recyclable plastic packaging cup – Charpak has been a leader in the design and manufacture of sustainable packaging for over 30 years. The latest patented innovation, Twist-Loc®, was developed to replace injection molded PP (pure polypropylene) packaging with lightweight, largely recyclable solutions. The packaging is made from at least 75% existing recycled material and can be reused and recycled[...]

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Signature Surfaces Pouch

Signature Paper Touch Surface Pouch – This bag features its signature paper touch surface. It combines the feel and look of paper with the strength of film. It is also 100% recyclable and available in rolls or pre-made bags. The good heat resistance predestines it for molding, filling and sealing applications. Surface printing with protective overprint varnish is possible. Also[...]

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Paper bag for freezer

A recyclable
Frozen paper bags
– The Special Packaging Award of the German Sustainability Award went to food manufacturer Frosta in December 2020 for its paper bag for frozen vegetables. With this special award for more sustainable product packaging ideas, the German Sustainability Award Foundation (together with REWE Group) honored packaging that does not require any plastic coating or film[...]

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Earthpouch

Plastic free recyclable stand up pouch – The Earthpouch is an environmentally friendly and sustainable stand-up pouch that is plastic-free and can be recycled. A paper with a 100% plastic-free, heat-sealable coating is formed into a pouch and provides a grease, water and moisture barrier. The bag can be recycled as part of the paper stream and is suitable for repulping.[...]

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Trendsetting barrier packaging

FlexiblePackaging Solutions – AR Packaging (Graphic Packaging International) specializes in flexible barrier materials for chilled food, hard cheese, fresh fruit and vegetables, dry mixes and coffee. The materials counteract food waste, are lightweight and optimize logistical processes. In this way, sensitive products can be packaged, protected and distributed in a way that conserves resources, is cost-effective and[...]

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THIMM

Specialist for environmentally compatible packaging solutions – THIMM produces cardboard packaging for food and beverages. The manufacturer not only offers its customers a wide variety of packaging solutions, but also an all-round package worthy of the name – from optimum protection to ensuring safe transport and maintaining sustainability aspects. The certified foodWave® and foodWave® | heatproof packaging are designed for 100%[...]

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