The Forum ‘Towards a more sustainable diet’ looks at the role of packaging

The Forum ‘Towards a more sustainable diet’ discussed the crucial management of packaging in the food chain. Experts analyzed the current situation and future challenges, emphasizing the importance of sustainable materials. Mention was made of a study on a Deposit, Return and Return of Packaging System (SDDR) in Spain. Carrefour presented initiatives to reduce plastics in packaging and promote recyclable and reusable alternatives. Measures for customers to use their own packaging and bags were also highlighted. The need for collaboration between administrations, companies and society to improve packaging management in Spain was highlighted.