Sustainable Packaging | What’s In Your HelloFresh Box?

July 25, 2022
by Kate Sustainability

    Here at HelloFresh, making the food that goes into your boxes more sustainable is really important. When it comes to packaging, we are working hard behind the scenes to make sure that we only use what is necessary to keep your ingredients fresh and of the best quality possible. Read on to find out what’s in your box, and why.

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    The Plastic Bank® Project

    In 2021, HelloFresh partnered with Plastic Bank® to set up three plastic collection centres in Indonesia to prevent ocean-bound plastic waste from entering the ocean. Through the Plastic Bank® Project, members of the local community receive a premium in exchange for recovering plastic waste, which helps them pay for basic necessities like food and fuel. 

    B Corp Certified

    We’re proud to join a global community of 4,000+ companies who are focused on more than profit alone. We’ve been recognised for meeting the highest standards of social and environmental performance, through accountability and transparency. 

    Red Tractor Assured

    Being Red Tractor Assured means that meat has been cared for on farms that meet rigorous standards covering food safety, traceability, animal welfare and environmental protection. Find out more. 

    Carbon Neutral 

    We’re the 1st global carbon-neutral recipe box company, committed to offsetting all the direct CO2 emissions caused by our internal operations, offices, corporate travel and delivery to our customers. Find out more here. 

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    Packaging inside HelloFresh boxes

    You’ll notice some of your ingredients are packaged separately using different materials. From ice packs to paper sachets, here are a few things to expect inside your box when it arrives. 

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    Our commitment to reducing food waste

    HelloFresh is determined to reduce food waste by delivering the exact amount of ingredients you need to cook at home so you’re never left with excess food in the fridge. We also minimise food waste in our supply chain by carefully ordering the right amount of ingredients from our suppliers in our weekly deliveries.

    You can find out more about how we’re working to reduce our impact on the environment here 

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