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Korean-based Coreshtech Co. produces a range of industrial mesh products including biodegradable teabag and coffee filter material as well as machines used to form, fill, seal, and pack tea. Read more

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Kentucky Fried Chicken is a global pioneer in edible cutlery introducing a takeaway cup in 2015 and more recently edible ‘Rice Bowlz’ made of tortilla that you can snack on after you finish dinner. Read more

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Biodegradable packaging and filter materials were a prominent theme at this year’s COTECA exhibition in Hamburg, with well over a dozen companies showcasing their respective products. But Futamura UK certainly stood out. Read more

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Evoware packaging film is created with a non-chemical process. The film has a two-year shelf life, even without preservatives, is nutritious with high fiber and essential vitamins. Read more

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Home and office delivery of coffee and tea is experiencing unprecedented demand – which brings single-use packaging to the forefront for consumers who want convenience and environmentally responsible containers. Read more

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OHKI is a leading Japanese manufacturer of environmentally conscious filter materials. The company uses plant-based materials and embraces a manufacturing philosophy that it calls “sustico” a combination of the words “sustainable” and “ecology.” Read more

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The European Parliament in October banned all single-use plastic straws, coffee stirrers, cutlery, polystyrene plates, and even cotton swabs made with plastic, effective 2021. Read more

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McDonald’s, which generates millions of tons of take-away trash daily, boldly declared that by 2025 all of its guest packaging will be sustainable, and that recycling will be universal at its 37,000 locations in 100 countries. Read more

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Löfbergs roasteries intends to reduce its climate impact 40% by 2020. By blending its liquid petroleum gas (LPG) with bio LPG, the company’s roasters already are operating cleaner. Read more

Coffee Report

Stand Earth organized a five-day protest against Starbucks over a 2008 promise to switch to recyclable cups. Read more

Coffee Report

Customers and employees have a keen interest in green packaging and are looking for more from manufacturers. Read more

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Scientists have launched a project that aims to bury thousands of teabags in wetlands around the world to try and discover how efficient the different wetlands are at capturing and storing carbon dioxide. Read more

Tea Report

Follow the Frog is an ongoing Rainforest Alliance campaign to engage consumers in supporting businesses with sustainable practices. Read more

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