HAK is the first vegetable producer among SIG’s customers to use the sustainable packaging material SIG Terra Forest-based polymers
As demand for more innovation and sustainable packaging continues to grow from manufacturers, retailers and consumers, SIG carton packaging continues to meet these needs. The traditional long-life vegetable aisle made up of mainly cans and glass, is now being disrupted by SIG carton packs, with their many convenience, efficiency, and sustainability benefits.
HAK, the leading Dutch plant-based food producer, has recently opted to use SIG SafeBloc carton packs – a more sustainable packaging option compared to cans or glass jars – to ensure its pulses products are optimally protected to retain their high quality over a prolonged period. The high share of renewable materials and resource-efficient carton packaging results in a significantly lower CO2 footprint.
HAK is the first vegetable producer among SIG’s customers to use the sustainable packaging material SIG Terra Forest-based polymers. 90 per cent of the packaging material is forest-based – including polymers linked to forest-based renewable sources via a certified mass-balance approach. They are a move away from conventional fossil-based polymers.
Nicole Freid, CEO at HAK: “As we strive to accelerate the protein transition from animal to healthier and environmentally-kind pulses, we aim to set a new packaging standard in this category which makes eating pulses even more accessible. By offering our consumers the latest sustainable packaging solution from SIG, we ensure the packaging perfectly complements our plant-based food portfolio in a contemporary and refreshing way.”