TricorBraun Flex, the flexible packaging division of global packaging leader TricorBraun, has launched Biotre 3.0, a fully-compostable, plant-based packaging material. Biotre is a flexible packaging film made from renewable and compostable resources, such as wood and pulp. Available in a range of sizes, Biotre can reduce the amount of packaging in waste disposal because it breaks down naturally in a home composting environment. Biotre also preserves natural resources by reducing the use of fossil fuel and mineral resources.
Two Lamb WestonAlexia brand frozen potato products will now use corn and potato starch in their packaging. The biodegradable bags are partially made of potato starches, a byproduct of producing French fries, and will be identified with a label on the front of the package indicating it is partially made from plants.
There is 75% less plastic in Veroni’s new charcuterie packaging. The Italian, family-owned cured meat producer has developed innovative, sustainable trays to preserve the freshness, aroma, and taste of the authentic Italian charcuterie the company has been importing in the US since 2016. Once having enjoyed the delicious Veroni’s Italian prosciutto, coppa, or mortadella, you can easily dispose of the packaging separately in the proper paper and plastic recycling bins.
CAULIPOWER's riced cauliflower range is now packed in 100% recyclable, reusable, microwavable cardboard-plastic packaging. CAULIPOWER Riced Cauliflower Cups are available in three flavors, are just 100-160 calories for the entire container, and contain 3-5g net carbs per serving. The product is also gluten-free, vegan, and keto-certified, adding a healthier, tastier, and easier alternative to the “bland” riced cauliflower category.
Building on the popularity and success of its “Bulgarian-style” yogurt, New York-based Trimona Bulgarian Yogurt has added a new Superfood range – and all of the company’s products are packed in fully recyclable, removable cardboard and plastic containers.
Calm joins RTD lineup of Passion, Zen, and Awake Tazo teas in 42-ounce multi-serve bottles.
January 19, 2021
TAZO announced the newest addition to its ready-to-drink iced tea lineup featuring one of TAZO’s best-selling flavors – CALM, infused with a blend of chamomile, lemongrass, hibiscus and spearmint. The herbal tea is caffeine-free and low in sugar, with only 5g of sugar and 20 calories per 12-ounce serving. CALM is now available in the refrigerated section of grocery retailers in a multi-serve bottle. TAZO’s ready to drink teas are 100% USDA organic, non-GMO and include no artificial colors.
Editor-in-Chief Michael Costa details how the pandemic transformed this year’s Frozen Foods Processor of the Year award, plus why the ability to shift business on short notice will be key to succeeding in 2021.
No Evil Foods, makers of small-batch plant-based meat, is announcing their partnership with rePurpose Global, a movement of conscious consumers and businesses, to offset their plastic footprint. The brand has committed to going plastic negative by funding the recovery and recycling of two pounds of plastic waste for every one pound they generate. In doing so, they will become the first plant-based meat company to take a plastic-negative stance.
Boursin introduces Boursin Dairy-Free Cheese Spread Alternative in Garlic & Herbs flavor. This new cheese spread alternative is the same Garlic & Herbs flavor you expect from Boursin, but in a dairy-free, plant-based version to meet the needs and desires of even more consumers. Whether for entertaining at home, making a diet-inclusive “cheese” board or including in a recipe, Boursin Dairy-Free is perfect to ensure all guests have great tasting options.