Since May the Swiss retailer Coop is offering a reusable snack bag made from wood. After the introduction of the “Multibag” in 2017 for buying loose fruit and vegetables, which is still very popular, Coop is expanding its repertoire of beechwood-based reusable bags from VPZ Verpackungszentrum to include a pretty, reusable snack bag.
Natura Alimentos is our new partner in Mexico and distributes fresh produce to the three biggest supermarket chains in Mexico and to one in the United States.
Millions of tons of plastic wind up in the sea each year and cannot be recycled in the usual way. Enormous rubbish patches have appeared in the oceans all over the world. “Out of Garbage” focuses on utilising ocean plastic for fanciful fashion purposes, thereby bringing a subject to the catwalk that makes us conscious of the fact that every individual can contribute with his or her lifestyle, habits and attitudes to combat the insanity of our throw-away culture. Out of plastic and back to nature.
at Ja! Natürlich
Exactly 10 years ago the first Packnatur® net packaging made by VPZ VERPACKUNGSZENTRUM from LENZING™ Modal Color beechwood fibres for potatoes, onions, beetroot and black radish for the Ja! Natürlich brand of the REWE Group in Austria entered their stores. Customers for organic produce were enthusiastic and REWE Group generated several hundred likes on social media within a few hours of the market launch. A successful model for green packaging was born.
Over the course of last year Spain became one of our main export countries. One of the reasons for this is the fact that Spain wants to take up a leading role in reducing plastic packaging in general. Our Spanish partner for our Packnatur® Cellulose Tube Netting, TECNY MEDIA TRADING S.L. in Murcia, reports on the current situation.
In her current independent projects “Hier könnte ein Baum stehen” (“There could be a tree here”) and “Gina liebt” (“Gina loves”) Nicole Pruckermayr uses our beechwood-based Packnatur® Cellulose Tube Netting to create compostable structures and connect people.
The event series FORUM PER IL FUTURO (FORUM FOR THE FUTURE) sees itself as a marketplace for innovative, creative ideas and initiatives for the ecological and social shaping of the future of our society and our planet.
Packaging pioneer Susanne Meininger receives the Austrian Female Entrepreneurship Award 2022
This year, the Austrian Female Entrepreneurs AWARD, a joint award presented by “Women in Business” and the daily national newspaper “Die Presse”, took place for the eighth time. Outstanding female entrepreneurs who convinced the jury for their courage, innovative energy, creativity and their own special entrepreneurial success story were awarded in five categories.
Innovation Prize Styria 2022: Packnatur Entwicklungs- und Produktions GmbH from Neudau has been awarded the Prize for Sustainability.
Good news for all the home chefs out there! Marley Spoon is partnering up with Packnatur to supply their customers in Dutch and German-speaking countries with a sustainable option to keep their fresh ingredients from their mealkits in order. The Packnatur® Pick Pack net bag made from food-safe and FSC® certified LENZING™ Modal Color fiber is going to be included in some Marley Spoon meal kits customers will receive this year.