100% Recyclable Packaging For Kiwi Fruit!


In the Netherlands, Zespri has jumped ahead of the game, shifting its production at The Greenery's RDC to handle 100% recyclable packaging in preparation for the 2025 sustainable roadmap for recyclable, reusable, or compostable. “It's important to pre-sort now for the new Packaging Act where you can no longer use hybrid packaging," says Susanne Macdonald, RDC project manager, The Greenery. "The new kiwi packaging is made of cardboard: using mono-material makes the packaging more recyclable. This new packaging will soon save us 11,000 kg of plastic annually." The challenge that The Greenery faced for this new and exciting change