Tag: packaging waste

Research reveals customers prefer packaging that helps to reduce food waste

Environmental considerations are becoming increasingly important to customers and can influence their buying decisions. A recent report from Mintel reveals that as many as fifty-six percent of US shoppers would choose one food product over another if its packaging better protected the product inside.* Fifty-four percent are also willing to ...

How resealable packaging can help to protect the environment?

Food waste affects our environment in many ways. We may not think about this but water, energy and fuel used in manufacturing and cooking food produce harmful greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming and climate change. In addition, some products that get lost or damaged during transportation and storage may leak and pollute the ...

Is re-sealable technology winning over packaging phobic consumers

Let’s face it, outside its dedicated media, packaging rarely gets a good press. At best, packaging is taken for granted, its role often misunderstood.  One problem is, it’s invisible – until it becomes waste! Then we see it everywhere, it litters our streets, our hedgerows and our beaches. It’s an emotive subject, attracting ...

A one day increase in product life can significantly reduce food waste

Nearly 15 million tonnes of food is wasted in the UK every year and almost half of it comes from our households. A recent report from WRAP has revealed that increasing product life by one day could save 250,000 tonnes of waste a year. Most often people get rid of food because they cooked too much or were not able to use it in time.WRAP ...

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