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Biodegradable Food Packaging

As consumer demand rises for eco-friendly packaging, brand owners in the food industry, are offering sustainable alternatives. To qualify as environmentally friendly, packaging can be recyclable, compostable, biodegradable, or a combination of the three.

Biodegradable food packaging

Compostable Food Packaging

Given the need for special safety and sanitation standards, developing eco friendly packaging solutions in the food and beverage industry can be challenging. 

Compostable Food Packaging

Eco Friendly Packaging & Poly Replacements

As more brands seek to adopt environmentally conscious practices, the demand for eco friendly packaging increases. Poly replacement coatings for food packaging have historically been more expensive than standard poly materials.

Eco Friendly Plates and Utensils

Paper Coating for Packaging

Many major brands have come to realize the importance of using quality packaging that helps to either control or change the public’s perception of their products. These brands are also focusing on shifting consumer demands, as sustainable, environmentally friendly packaging solutions become more and more popular.


Reducing Plastics and PVC in Packaging

Plastics have been a major packaging material for over 40 years. In the last 25 years, the use of plastics has come into question. As the millennial generation demands more attention to the environmental impact of consumer products, the need for plastic substitutes and replacements is growing.

Energizer blister packaging

Taking the Eco Friendly Packaging Leap

Retailer, packaging experts and manufacturers across the United States are increasingly turning to new alternatives to replace plastic packaging. This shift in the market is fueled by supply side factors detailed in Sierra’s Eco-Friendly Packaging E-Book.

Taking the Eco-Friendly Packaging Leap graphic

Why Raw Material Planning in Manufacturing is Essential

Toll and contract manufacturing are both advanced tools for supply chain management. These types of manufacturing processes are usually utilized in new product development. 

Time to Plan