Both partners worked closely to create three packaging products for Orkla’s new Frankful range of vegan, climate-smart taco products.
The packaging solutions are for the Swedish launch of Frankful plant-based Tex Mex range of soft tortilla wraps, tortilla crisps and climate-smart taco spices.
Mondi EcoSolutions project manager Thomas Kahl said: “Our aim is to work closely with our valued partners through our customer-centric approach, EcoSolutions, in order to create sustainable packaging that works for the products, the customer and the environment.
“The challenge with Frankful was to find a solution that would ensure recyclable packaging materials while offering the required functionalities such as barrier protection, and still run on the existing machines at full speed.”
Developed using a collaborative approach, the packaging solutions aim to attract customer’s attention on the retailer’s shelf and support Orkla’s sustainability agenda.
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Mondi’s three packaging solutions are BarrierPack Recyclable, paper-based laminate and metal-free high-barrier laminate.
The BarrierPack Recyclable for Frankful’s Original soft tortillas features a high-barrier, lightweight mono-material with a reclose tape.
The paper-based laminate has been used to pack Frankful’s Taco spice mix developed from FSC certified paper and a film produced using renewable resources.
Additionally, Frankful’s Tortilla crisps are packaged in Mondi’s metal-free high-barrier laminate.
Orkla Foods Sweden marketing manager Åsa Gisel said: “As a market-leading consumer goods company distributing across the Nordic region, we are committed to meeting the UN’s sustainable development goals – and as responsible sourcing is a key point in our strategy, Mondi has provided invaluable support to create improved sustainable packaging.”