The diverse protection properties of the various plastics are particularly suitable to protect sensitive food from spoilage. Therefore, it is a concern of the IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen to support the initiative SAVE FOOD.
The company believes that the individual packaging materials should not be primarily stand in the spotlight; instead emphasis should be put on the function of packaging. Considering the global population growth and the continuing deterioration of the ecological framework adequate protection of food is becoming increasingly important. Studies make clear that the protection of food through appropriate packaging has a climate- and resource-protective function.