The new sustainable packaging is provided for Off The Eaten Path Chickpea Veggie Crisps or Off The Eaten Path Veggie Crisps
PepsiCo snacking division Frito-Lay has introduced industrially compostable bags for Off The Eaten Path branded products, as part of its sustainable efforts.
Frito-Lay is currently offering Off The Eaten Path products in sustainable bags at Whole Foods Market and select retailers.
Frito-Lay North America sustainability vice president David Allen said: “Frito-Lay recognises the important role we play in driving towards a circular economy and reducing packaging waste.
“We are investing in plans to scale circular food packaging that is recyclable, compostable, biodegradable or reusable and sharing that technology to build a more sustainable food system for us all.”
Frito-Lay stated that the Off the Eaten Path is piloting industrially compostable packaging to boost its efforts of developing snacks better for the planet.
Produced using non-food and plant-based sources, the new sustainable packaging is provided for Off The Eaten Path Chickpea Veggie Crisps or Off The Eaten Path Veggie Crisps.
The new packaging is part of the company’s strategy to make 100% of packaging recyclable, compostable, biodegradable or reusable across the portfolio by 2025.
Consumers can also opt TerraCycle programme to send Off The Eaten Path brand products packaging for composting.
TerraCycle founder and CEO Tom Szaky said: “Since our founding, TerraCycle has made it our mission to ‘Eliminate the Idea of Waste’ and provide consumers with a simple process to responsibly dispose of the packaging generated from the items they use and consume every day.”