The Sustainability Awards combined this year with the Sustainable Packaging Summit to create the green packaging event of the year, which took place on 23 October in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The winner of the much coveted overall ‘Best Sustainable Packaging Innovation’ as well as winner of the ‘Resource Efficiency’ category was Uflex Limited for its biodegradable, waterless flower packaging solution.
Uflex is India’s largest flexible packaging solutions company and describes itself as an emerging global player, despite having been founded over 30 years ago.
Their new packaging innovation creates significant energy reductions in the supply chain while prolonging the freshness of flowers for 20 days without water.
The company has engineered a special patented proprietary polymeric film for packaging fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers. The solution is based on a special Active Modified Atmospheric Packaging Technology (AMAP).
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