Vegan chocolate packaging is sweet on sustainability
From Packaging Digest
A new gourmet vegan line of chocolates has recently been launched by HNINA with packaging that is made of 100% biodegradable and recyclable kraft paper produced with wind energy. Packaging Digest interviewed the chocolatier; some excerpts are below:
Our packaging is made of 100% biodegradable and recyclable kraft paper produced using wind energy. This is more than a symbol, but a pattern of our dedication to remaining close to nature and far from any unnatural, processed, engineered and unhealthy practices.
We wanted the quality, sustainability, traceability and ingredient purity to be evident from the packaging. Our packaging is made from recyclable fibers and wind energy. It is quite challenging to have elegance, simplicity and sustainability associated together but we found a way by also adding a beautiful wax seal on top of our box which reflects authenticity purity and luxury. It was also a more formal and poetic way for us to express our message. The upper insert not only serves as food-safe insulation but also as a flavor guide for our customers. Part of our environmental consciousness also encouraged us to develop multiple-use packaging, not only in the aesthetic chocolate packaging, but also the cold pack recyclable Styrofoam boxes we use to ship the chocolate boxes in.