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Product Development Innovation

At Sonoco, Sustainability starts at product conception and is woven into our design process.

What’s sustainable practices without sustainable products?

Sonoco Europe Consumer Packaging:

Rigid Paper Containers

Our Rigid Paper Containers tell a story of endless sustainable integration, with a seamless customer collaboration for the perfect final product.

At Sonoco Consumer Packaging, we responsibly source raw materials that go into our paperboard containers, and our recyclable containers reduce sustainability concerns for companies and consumers alike.  Our proactive employees with a rich understanding of material science are consistently evaluating our packaging structure’s compatability with the most sustainable practices, and are always on the lookout for the best solution for all stakeholders.

 

Premier Foods reduce gravy Bisto’s environmental impact

Premier Foods reduce gravy Bisto’s environmental impact

Sonoco’s fully recyclable paperboard packaging solution will help Premier Foods to remove 40 tonnes of packaging used for its best-selling gravy Bisto drum, as it aims to reduce its environmental footprint.
EnviroStick™

EnviroStick™

Market demand for cosmetics/personal care eco-friendly and recyclable packaging solutions is higher than ever. Sonoco's ENVIROSTICK™ has been designed to meet that demand. Made from recyclable fibre, this three-piece tube offers key push up functionality and flexibility in label design.
EnviroCan™

EnviroCan™

The design of Sonoco’s EnviroCan™ allows it to meet a brand’s ongoing challenge of balancing responsible materials sourcing with product and food safety. Sonoco’s EnviroCan containers, also known as rigid paper containers, are a type of paperboard packaging with a can body made with 80% recycled fibre.
GREENCAN®

GREENCAN®

GREENCAN®'s recyclable paperboard package made of 92-98% paperboard, with a wide range of barrier properties. Available in various shapes and sizes - round, square, rectangular, oval, oblong or triangular.

Case STudies

Sonoco Europe is leading the way with its sustainable and award-winning consumer packaging. Could your product be next stand out with Sonoco’s sustainable offerings?

From conversion to our EnviroCan TM with paper bottom, to award-winning packaging designed with the environment in mind, there’s no doubt that your consumer’s needs are at the heart of our customer collaboration. Explore our customer success stories below.

 

Premier Foods reduce gravy Bisto’s environmental impact

Premier Foods reduce gravy Bisto’s environmental impact

Sonoco’s fully recyclable paperboard packaging solution will help Premier Foods to remove 40 tonnes of packaging used for its best-selling gravy Bisto drum, as it aims to reduce its environmental footprint.
Health-focused nutrition company OneDayMore successfully switches to Sonoco’s paper-based EnviroCan™

Health-focused nutrition company OneDayMore successfully switches to Sonoco’s paper-based EnviroCan™

Breakfast cereals manufacturer OneDayMore has successfully converted its packaging to a more sustainable solution, manufactured by Sonoco. The breakfast cereals firm aims for all of its packaging to be paper-based by 2024.
Sonoco Awarded Supply Chain Solution of the Year

Sonoco Awarded Supply Chain Solution of the Year

Sonoco received the 2022 UK Packaging Award jointly with Premier Foods for its Bisto Gravy paperboard drum packaging solution, which was recognised for being fully recyclable, having a positive impact on global supply chains and offering a higher product fill amount to consumers.
Snack, recycle, repeat

Snack, recycle, repeat

Find out how the leading global snack manufacturer is taking full advantage of Sonoco’s EnviroCan™ range for its Mini Cheddars, Cheeselets, Cracker Crisps and Twiglets products.

Sonoco Europe Industrial Packaging:

Tubes & Cores

Sustainability has been in the fabric of our Tubes & Cores innovations, for more than 100 years.  With Tubes & Cores produced from recycled coreboard for a variety of sectors, we have been sustainable from the beginning of our journey.  

Sonoco Further Expands Sonopost® Cornerpost Manufacturing with New Facility in Turkey

Sonoco Further Expands Sonopost® Cornerpost Manufacturing with New Facility in Turkey

Sonoco plans to further expand Sonopost® cornerpost manufacturing in Europe. A new protective packaging production facility is set to open in Bursa, Turkey in November, one year after Sonoco established the first Sonopost® operation in Sochaczew, Poland.
Intellicore

Intellicore

Our Intellicore™ embedded core technology enables automatic paper roll inventory tracking in areas of paper and paper-product manufacturing.

Sonoco Thermosafe product innovations

The ‘coolest’ sustainable temperature-assured packaging?  That’s what we do at Sonoco ThermoSafe.

Take a look at some our product innovation and customer collaboration successes below.

Pegasus ULD

The industry’s first passive aircraft certified ULD for Pharmaceutical air freight

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Orion

Parcel rental packaging program

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EOS curbside recyclable

Thermal packaging

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Transitioning to Rental Packaging for Sustainable Clinical Operations

Customer case study

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