A European study on consumer preferences for packaging carried out in March 2020 revealed that almost 70% of respondents were actively trying to reduce the use of plastic packaging (Two Sides: “The Packaging Report 2020”). This has led to a corresponding interest to switch to sustainable materials such as recyclable mono-materials and to packaging processes developed specifically for these materials.
This is a switch that is challenging to implement, especially in the packaging of chocolate products, which requires technique and a careful choice of wrapping material.
Drawing on decades of experience, Theegarten-Pactec has now developed a special process called “suction supported sealing”, which can be easily integrated into Theegarten-Pactec standard packaging machines. This not only allows chocolate products to be packaged more carefully, but also saves material to the benefit of the environment.