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Sustainable Snacking

Earlier this month, Frito-Lay and Quaker Oats, two of the most recognized brands in the snack industry, announced that they are coming together to open a "Greenhouse Learning Center"in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas. The center is dedicated to promoting sustainable packaging innovation in the snack industry.

The Greenhouse Learning Center is a state-of-the-art facility that will provide hands-on training and education for Frito-Lay and Quaker Oats employees, as well as for their suppliers and customers. The center will feature a fully functional packaging line, where visitors can see the latest in sustainable packaging materials and processes in action.

Sustainable packaging has become a priority for many companies, as consumers increasingly demand truly biodegradable products. Frito-Lay and Quaker Oats are committed to reducing their environmental impact by using more sustainable materials in their packaging, and the Greenhouse Learning Center is a key part of this effort.

The center will focus on several key areas, including developing sustainable materials, reducing waste, and improving packaging design. Frito-Lay and Quaker Oats will work with suppliers and other partners to develop new, innovative packaging solutions that are both sustainable and cost-effective.

One of the primary goals of the Greenhouse Learning Center is to help Frito-Lay and Quaker Oats achieve their ambitious sustainability targets. Frito-Lay has set a goal to use 100% renewable electricity at all of its manufacturing sites by 2030, while Quaker Oats has pledged to use 100% renewable electricity at its US manufacturing sites by 2025.

The Greenhouse Learning Center is a significant step forward in the snack industry's efforts to become more sustainable. By investing in sustainable packaging innovation, Frito-Lay and Quaker Oats are demonstrating their commitment to creating a more environmentally friendly future. The center will serve as a model for other companies in the industry and will help to promote a more sustainable approach to business overall.


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