14 May 2021
Nowadays, discussions about new food packaging concepts are mainly focussed on sustainability: which choices can we make to lower our environmental impact and better protect the environment from undesirable waste? The most straightforward answer seems to be ‘using less plastics’. Unfortunately, this is a too one-sided picture. Tim van Caelenberg, Packaging Lead at Puratos, explains why sustainable food packaging development is much broader than just plastic elimination and replacement.