Fox Packaging™ has announced the immediate availability of two new product offerings – the Fox Eco Stand-Up™ bag and the HD Stand-Up™ bag. The company said this allows companies currently using the Fox Stand-Up Combo bag the option of a nature-friendly alternative. To see the new sustainable bags firsthand, stop by booth #6012 at United Fresh this week in Chicago to speak with the team.
“It is gratifying to announce these new material offerings as they are a sincere demonstration of Fox Packaging’s dedication to our customers. As our research and development teams have been driven by environmentally conscious agendas, this is our way of answering that call-to-action and being a continued industry solution,” said Aaron Fox, Executive Vice President at Fox Packaging.
According to Fox Packaging, the market has continued to demand solutions that are more innovative, convenient and sensitive to naturally derived resources.
“The Fox Eco Stand-Up bag employs the same stand-up format and features a new, environmentally friendly substrate. It’s desirable and delivers on the expectations requested by recyclers, retailers, buyers, and most importantly, consumers,” said Jeff Reger, Product Manager. “This material advantageously incorporates eco-starch resins, directly and positively impacting waste reduction factors through renewable agricultural resources.”
“The HD Stand-Up bag offers significant strides in recyclability, holding a RIC of #2, which is a competitive alternative to polypropylene which holds a RIC of #5. This marks a turn in our industry, ultimately empowering consumers with an economically efficient packaging option,” adds Jasper Trujillo, Business Development Manager.
Fox Packaging’s said its product line is recycle-program accessible, under the RIC codes of either #2 or #4.
“Our products significantly reduce waste, energy use, and global warming potentials as opposed to traditional flexible packaging. We are determined to push the reusability of our products to assist in diverting plastic from landfills, and to inform our audiences of the reality of the reduce, reuse, recycle reality of our industry,” elaborates Craig Fox, Executive Vice President, “At the end of the day, we are doing everything in our power to ensure that our products meet retailer criteria so that our customers’ products can stay on store shelves.”