Packaging: A Journey to Sustainability

By Food Focus on 11 November 2021


With the recently implemented legislation on enforcing increased sustainability measures on all packaging, it does not only force manufacturers to comply but also requires forward and innovative thinking on a strategic packaging approach. We looked back at the impact packaging had on our lives, looked forward to what we needed to consider, and assessed where we are and how we could comply.

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Mr Don Mac Farlane

Senior Technologist - Woolworths SA
Technical, Sustainability and Compliance of Foods Division

More than 30 years experience in the packaging industry which covers Technical, Sustainability & New Product Development for FMCG, Medical & Pharmaceutical Packaging.

Currently the Senior Technologist at Woolworths South Africa, responsible for the Technical, Sustainability and Compliance aspects of the Foods Division.

Previously with Nampak (Now Amcor) Flexible as Divisional Technical Manager.