The partnership will accelerate the availability of a turn-key solution for K-Cup compatible compostable coffee pods in North America.
TC Transcontinental Packaging has won the Gold Award for Sustainability in the 2021 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition for its compostable coffee packaging.
The Government of Canada has committed to banning single-use plastics and is encouraging innovators to develop alternatives, starting with granting a $1 million investment to NEXE Innovations.
The results from the Canada-based company’s tests meet key requirements for certification as compostable in both North American and European markets.
Podback, a not-for-profit organisation, is the UK’s first cross-industry collaboration of its kind within the coffee sector.
Black Insomnia Coffee Company, the maker of the world’s strongest medium roast coffee, has launched Nespresso-compatible coffee pods which are 100% home compostable.
California-based F Gaviña & Sons has teamed up with international recycling company TerraCycle to offer coffee lovers a free and easy way to recycle single serve coffee pods and espresso capsules.
Smile Coffee Werks has unveiled its first-of-their-kind compostable coffee pods made from renewable raw materials with over a 12 month shelf life.
Over the past two years, coffee consumption has dramatically increased, however the coffee pods market has not seen a major change, says a report by Fact.MR.
illycaffè has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2019.