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Frito-Lay Launches Industrially Compostable Bags

September 24, 2021

Via: Waste360

Texas- Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo and leader in snacking, today introduced an industrially compostable bag for its Off The Eaten Path brand.

The bags are currently available at Whole Foods Market and select retailers starting this month and are an example of PepsiCo’s investments in breakthrough food packaging technology and the overall pep+ transformation. Producing the materials used for these bags creates approximately 60 percent lower GHG emissions than traditional packaging and the technology may be licensed to other companies at no cost to further the use across the consumer-packaged goods industry. “The plastics manufacturing industry has grown faster than any other manufacturing industry,” said Dr. Pirc Pineda, economist, Plastics Industry Association.

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