Going full circle

Regrained barHeightened awareness of packaging and food waste has inspired product development offering sustainable solutions. More than a third of global food and beverage launches last year featured ethical packaging claims such as biodegradable or compostable, and a growing number of products highlight the use of upcycled ingredients or byproducts that may otherwise be discarded.

Additionally, plant-based dairy alternatives increasingly are positioned as more sustainable than conventional milk and yogurt products.

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