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Biodegradable packaging

Biodegradable packaging

In the last PotatoPro Newsletter 'Chips bags from potato peel? Biodegradable snack packaging' we focused on the changes Frito-Lay was making to the 'noisy'biodegradable Sunchips bags. Sunchips original will continue to be sold in the 'noisy'compostable bags, but all other Sunchips versions will be packed in regular (non-compostable) packaging until an improved biodegradable packaging is developed.
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
This morning, with its partners and several guests from the food and packaging fields in attendance, Polytechnique Montréal inaugurated the NSERC/Saputo/Excel Pac Industrial Research Chair in Materials and films for safe, smart and sustainable (3S) packaging.
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
 Innovia Films
Boulder Canyon™ Natural Foods, a leading North American snack food manufacturer, has introduced a renewable, fully compostable pack for its line of All Natural Kettle Cooked Potato Chips.
Walkers experiments with crisp packets made of potatoes
Recycled potato peelings could be used to make environmentally-friendly crisp packets, according to snack manufacturer Walkers.
Friday, October 8, 2010
 Sunchips compostable bag
While Frito-Lay works to develop a next-generation compostable bag, it’s transitioning most SunChip flavors back to traditional packaging.
Monday, October 4, 2010
The world’s first 100 percent biodegradable chip packet – designed by Frito-Lay for its SunChips brand – has come in for criticism from Facebook members, with more than 30,000 agreeing the new packaging is too loud.
Thursday, August 19, 2010
The global market for sustainable packaging is forecast to reach $142.42 billion by the year 2015, according to a new report.
Friday, August 13, 2010
Frito-Lay lanza en EUA empaques para papas fritas 100% compostables
En la víspera del Mes de la Tierra, la marca de papas fritas SunChips, de Frito-Lay, firma perteneciente a la multinacional PepsiCo, presentó oficialmente al mercado la “primera bolsa de pasabocas cien por ciento compostable”, según la compañía. El la...
Wednesday, April 14, 2010