There has never been a more exciting time to be working in the packaging industry. Consumer demand for environmentally friendly packaging, combined with major leaps in technology, is resulting in some of the most innovative packaging solutions we have ever seen. Below is a roundup of PG’s current favourites:
Frustration Free Packaging from Hasbro and Amazon
Amazon and Hasbro join forces to create frustration free packaging across Hasbro’s toy range. No more wire ties to unravel with their easy to open, 100% recyclable packaging.
Gousto’s Eco Chill Box
Gousto, a U.K. meal kit company, has launched an Eco Chill box, the first of its kind in the UK. Keeping their ingredients cool and fresh, it will remove 74.5 tonnes of plastic from Gusto’s boxes.
Not Mushroom for Plastic at Ikea
Swedish retail giant, Ikea, replaces Styrofoam packaging for mushroom-based packaging.
Once you Pop, you can now Recycle with Kellogg’s Pringles
Kellogg’s is working with UK supermarket chain, Tesco, trialling new, easy to recycle packaging for their leading potato-based snack.
The Guardian adopts Potato Starch Packaging
Keeping with the potato theme, leading UK media outlet The Guardian, replaced its plastic newspaper wrapping for a compostable potato-starch alternative.
Plastic Bottles Meet their Match at Diageo
Scotch whisky has a well-deserved international reputation and is worth £4.7bn to the UK alone. Diageo, one of the world’s largest producers of spirits and beers is taking its environmental responsibilities seriously as it looks to launch a paper whisky bottle in 2021.