Quality inspection – Nespresso production plant in Avenches, Switzerland. © Nestlé Nespresso SA

Quality inspection – Nespresso production plant in Avenches, Switzerland. © Nestlé Nespresso SA

Small – but packs a fair punch!

Portion packs better than their reputation

The multinational Nestlé group has already responded to criticism of its Nespresso capsule system, and around 75 per cent of its aluminium capsules is now being recycled. Photo: ‘Colored coffee’ © Nic

The multinational Nestlé group has already responded to criticism of its Nespresso capsule system, and around 75 per cent of its aluminium capsules is now being recycled. Photo: ‘Colored coffee’ © Nick Harris, Flickr.com

Wasting less food

Portion packs are above all handy. Children and the elderly benefit particularly from small portion packs.

Portion packs are above all handy. Children and the elderly benefit particularly from small portion packs. The 330-millilitre bottles from the British company One provide a double benefit, as the proceeds are used to support non-profit environmental projects. © The One Brand.

Three years ago, in 2012, the German conservative politician Ilse Aigner challenged packaging manufacturers to respond more clearly to the needs of consumers and to provide smaller portions. XXL packa

Three years ago, in 2012, the German conservative politician Ilse Aigner challenged packaging manufacturers to respond more clearly to the needs of consumers and to provide smaller portions. XXL packages no longer fit into our present age of increasing single households. @2015 Mondelez Schweiz GmbH

TIGHTLY PACKED

Further information

Green packaging with bio-based recyclable print

Consumers today want to enjoy delicacies on the go; at the same time, they are looking for a more eco-friendly experience. Photo: Metsä Board

Bakery

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Many different beer bottles on shelves

Beverages

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Confectionery

Our ice cream packaging for 2020