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Content Pro vs. Contra - Die nachhaltige Lebensmittelverpackung | Event on the Anuga FoodTec 2024

Content Pro vs. Contra - The Eco-friendly Food Packaging

from Anuga FoodTec in co-operation with the German Agricultural Society (DLG e.V.)
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Food Packaging
Anuga FoodTec in Kooperation mit DLG e.V.
Eschborner Landstrasse 122
60489 Frankfurt
Main Stage Responsibility, Hall 9, B080/C081

The event

The topic of food packaging is coming more and more into focus of the food industry. The mountains of waste are growing and measures must be taken to reduce packaging waste. Possibilities include omitting packaging altogether, using paper packaging or biodegradable plastic packaging. However, both have advantages and disadvantages. Food without packaging or in paper packaging offers less protection from environmental influences, but is apparently the more environmentally friendly option compared to plastic. Biodegradable plastic packaging, in turn, takes many years to decompose. Conventional plastic packaging is poorly degradable on the one hand but offers good protection against environmental influences and is recyclable on the other. Learn more perspectives and arguments from the experts first hand.

Nerida Kelton, Vice President – Sustainability & Save Food, World Packaging Organisation (WPO), Australien

Dorota Napierska Ph.D., Toxic-free Circular Economy Policy Officer, WeWork c/o Zero Waste Europe, Brussels, Belgium


Prof. Dr. Markus Schmid, Institute Director SPI, Sustainable Packaging Institute SPI at Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, Sigmaringen, Germany

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Vice President Sustainability & Save Food

World Packaging Organisation

Toxic-free Circular Economy Policy Officer

Zero Waste Europe

Institute Director SPI

Sustainable Packaging Institute SPI at Albstadt-Sigmaringen University