Unpacking bioplastics for food supplement brands
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The push for sustainable packaging alternatives to replace plastic counterparts. Plastic remains the packaging material of choice across the food and nutrition industry thanks to its cost effective, shelf stable, durable and variable associations. However, huge carbon footprints and waste challenges throughout the plastic lifecycle have put pressure on multiple industries to consider packaging alternatives that work toward overcoming the climate and environmental crisis. In this https://www.vitafoodsinsights.com/ (Vitafoods Insights) podcast, Ulla Hahn of Sanner discusses sustainable packaging for nutraceutical brands and provides a framework of the bioplastic opportunity. Since joining Sanner in 1995, Ulla has worked across quality management, packaging development, innovation management and product management, where she gained a wealth of expertise in desiccant and effervescent packaging development. Since 2017, she has been the head of product management and leads the company’s bio-based packaging development. Tune in to hear more about: How food supplement brands currently contribute to the plastic crisis The essential transition needed to sustainable packaging alternatives that protect future environment A definition of bioplastics, composition and the opportunity for finished products Material properties and key considerations around moisture, shelf life and product protection
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