As part of the ongoing efforts to engage the industry on the issue of reducing consumption of virgin plastic, a pledge is being taken by the food businesses on becoming “Plastic Waste Neutral” by collecting, processing, and recycling 100% post-consumer plastic waste from across the country.
The following 21 companies have come forward to take the pledge
- Hindustan Unilever (HUL), Dabur India, Amway India, Kellogg India, Coca Cola, Britannia India, Jubilant Food Works, Cargill India, Mondelez India Food, Ferrero India, Marico, Pepsico, Herbalife, Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable, Perfetti Van Melle India, Dfm Foods, Indian Ice Cream Manufacturers’ Association (IICMA), Nestle India, Keventer Agro, ITC, Hector Beverages
Another pledge on plastic will be on redesigning to reduce the quantum and replacing it by alternatives and new innovations and accelerating the use of recycled plastics in food packaging including primary packaging.
The following 3 companies, in addition to the above mentioned 21 companies, have come forward to take the pledge-
- Tata Consumer Products
- AT Foods
- Abbott Nutrition International – India