Sustainable Packaging

3 December 2014

Mentos Bag China

PERFETTI VAN MELLE CHINA won the CHINA SUSTAINABLE PACKAGE PIONEER AWARD with the 120 g Mentos re-sealable pouch.  The award was assigned at the 5th China Package Technology Innovation and Sustainable Development Forum last October.

Our pack won for the following reasons:

• Weight and cost reduction achievements: by replacing the previous PE bottle to the flexible bag the packaging weight was reduced by 77,8% (from 23g to 5,1g) and the cost was reduced by 60%.

• Space saving: 4% space saving vs PE bottle

• Automated filling and sealing process

• Consumer friendly thanks to its eAward China Sust Packasy-to-open & close feature