Ketchup Packets to Get Makeover in Kraft Heinz Recycling Push

July 31, 2018, 12:59 PM

The ketchup packet’s days could be numbered as the Kraft Heinz Co. plans to overhaul its global packaging designs to find greener alternatives.

The Chicago-based food giant said July 31 it will make 100 percent of its packaging globally recyclable, reusable, or compostable by 2025. During the next seven years, it will partner with experts, organizations, and industry coalitions to develop alternative recycled materials in its packaging.

Kraft Heinz joins other consumer companies including Unilever Plc, Procter & Gamble Co., Nestle SA, and Colgate Palmolive Co. that have set explicit deadlines to make their products more ...

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