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Chrysal introduces first sustainable flower food sachets

Chrysal is introducing the first sustainable flower food sachet. This powder sachet is made of industrial compostable material. This means the packaging is compostable under high temperatures and will result in a reduction of plastic waste.  

Peter Vriends, Chrysal CEO: “Our goal is to make our packaging sustainable through the Reduce, Recycle and Re-use principle and to contribute to our CSR goals and those of our customers. We are looking at all of our packaging and one of the steps we are taking is introducing the first sustainable flower food sachet”. The sachets are composed of industrial compostable material of plant material. This means the sachets are biodegradable.The sustainable sachet contains Chrysal Universal flower food (powder) that keeps flowers beautiful up to 60% longer.

The compostable packaging is a first step towards environmentally friendlier alternatives to the current packaging. The company is testing several alternatives to increase sustainability and to reduce packaging materials. Recently they placed 900 solar cells on the roof of their head office in Naarden, the Netherlands. A big part of the energy is now from a sustainable source, reducing 165,000 kg CO2 per year. Additionally they are supporting local communities in the countries in which they operate as well as running projects and activities to reduce their impact on the environment.

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