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SuperValu Launches New Compostable Packaging On Organic Produce

Published on Aug 14 2020 5:55 AM

SuperValu Launches New Compostable Packaging On Organic Produce

SuperValu has announced that all packaging on 19 organic produce lines in store is now fully compostable.

Organic products now sold in compostable packaging include Avocados, Aubergine, Tomatoes, Ginger, Sweet Potatoes, Fresh Beetroot, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Peppers, Mango, Butternut Squash, Kale, Turnip and Leeks, with further product lines moving to compostable packaging in the coming months.

'Fully Breaks Down'

The compostable packaging can be disposed of in the brown bin that is found in most homes and many businesses, it is then fully broken down once taken to industrial composting.

In addition to these products now sold in fully compostable packaging an additional four product lines are now sold in compostable nets, these include Onions, Red Onions, Garlic and Lemons.

Now more than ever SuperValu is committed to leading in sustainable packaging and ensuring we remove plastic from circulation where possible," said Ray Kelly, interim managing director, SuperValu.

"Making a positive impact in the communities we operate is a key focus for SuperValu and we are consistently making significant steps towards our 2025 goals," he added. 

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