New food packaging for Take Away and Delivery 2024

For this year 2024, we are pleased to introduce our new dedicated “Food Packaging” section, specifically designed to meet our customers’ demands for take-away and delivery packaging. We highlight a selection of products for their innovative design and commitment to sustainability.

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Single-use paper and board packaging as part of the solution rather than part of the problem

The draft European Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation, still under discussion, foresees that, in the coming years, some single-use packaging will be progressively replaced by reusable packaging in the food sector. However, this draft has not taken into account the peculiarities of a very important part of the sector such as fast food and take-away, where the effect could be the opposite of the desired one. According to a recent study, washing these containers correctly will mean an immense waste of water, an increasingly scarce commodity, and could lead to hygiene problems and cross-contamination.

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Garcia de Pou invests in the Planet

One of the planet’s most biodiverse green lungs, Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, has been threatened in recent years by deforestation. That is why the NGO WeForest decided in 2014 to launch a project to tackle the problem in some critical points of this tropical forest, with the aim of restoring and recovering the area’s wildlife, as well as helping local communities to earn a living from this recovery work. At Garcia de Pou we are collaborating in this project, aware of our social and environmental responsibility.

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We are committed to green energy

At Garcia de Pou we have inaugurated a new network of solar panels on the roof of our facilities in 2023. A structure made up of 2,606 panels, which have the capacity to generate 1.7 GWh per year and to satisfy a large part of the energy demand used in the company’s industrial process. Garcia de Pou’s objective with this installation is to achieve energy self-sufficiency, as well as contributing to the reduction of its carbon footprint.

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Products made from recycled paper are growing in popularity

It is becoming increasingly common for a shop to deliver our shopping in a recycled paper bag, to sit down in a restaurant that uses recycled tablecloths or to see rolls of paper and all kinds of products with the «100% recycled» label on the shelves of department stores. It is not for nothing that paper is one of the most recycled materials and, also, it is being recycled better and better, in other words, more efficiently and sustainably. So, it is not surprising that the production of such products is increasing and that consumer demand is growing.

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All the advantages of using the García de Pou APP

García de Pou’s customers have an app to quickly place their orders and carry out their day-to-day business from their mobile or tablet. It allows you to make purchases, quickly access your invoices in the private area and consult your order history on your mobile device. But why should you download the app right now? We give you all the arguments.

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