The SalzburgMilch dairy is using more sustainable packaging for cheese slices, which are sold in Spar supermarkets throughout Austria. This should reduce the consumption of plastics at SalzburgMilch by around 40 tons per year compared to the packaging previously used.
This time, solutions in the area of sustainability were among the main focuses of the entries in the competition organized by the German Packaging Institute. For the first time, however, ideas relating to digitization were also honored in a separate competition category.
In order to stabilise and promote the sustainable reusable cycle in Germany, four major German brewers are founding the GeMeMa Gesellschaft für Mehrwegmanagement. The initiators emphasize that their bottle pool should also be open to third parties.
With the Canesten tube from Bayer and the Farfalla hair care tube, Hoffmann Neopac has supplied two “Tubes of the Year”. In the case of aluminium tubes, the award, which is presented by the European Tube Manufacturers Association, went to a tube for jam and one for hand cream.