New plant-based products group pushes sustainable food packaging

Read the full story in Food Dive.

Archer Daniels Midland Co., Cargill, Tate & Lyle and Ingredion are founding members of the new Plant Based Products Council, established Jan. 29 at the California Bioresources Economy Summit in Berkeley, according to Food Business News.

Through private sector programs and government policies, the council will promote the adoption and use of products derived from renewable biomass. To help identify where renewable materials are already available, the council launched a database featuring more than 480 plant-based and bio-based products already on the market.

This council was created in response to an August 2018 poll that found 48% of millennials said they feel most guilty about their own plastic use and that 64% of this group was willing to use plastic alternatives. Sixty percent expressed their surprise at the lack of alternative options to plastic.

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