Suntory PepsiCo packaging uses recycled plastic to protect the environment
Suntory PepsiCo has just signed a 5-year strategic partnership agreement with Duy Tan Recycled Plastics for the circular economy of recycled plastic.
Accordingly, Duy Tan Recycled Plastic Co., Ltd. (Duy Tan Recycled Plastic) donated recycled plastic to Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam Beverage Co., Ltd. (Suntory PepsiCo) to produce packaging for products over the next five years from 2022 to 2026. With the signing, Suntory PepsiCo becomes the first beverage company in the Vietnamese market to sign a strategic partnership agreement with a local manufacturer for the supply of recycled plastic.
According to the MOU between the two signatories, the two companies are committed to sustainable development and propose joint initiatives to reduce the environmental impact of production, improve production efficiency and productivity, and offer customers products with international standards. This strategic partnership will help create more jobs for domestic workers, support the community in environmental protection, and support the development of Vietnam’s circular economy.
Mr. Jahanzeb Khan, CEO of Suntory PepsiCo, said: “We are excited to partner with Duy Tan Recycled Plastics to launch new initiatives to protect the environment and develop a circular economy. We look forward to the national and international partnership with advanced technology.” . Duy Tan Recycled Plastics – hygiene and food safety standards – together we can create new value for consumers and help the community protect the environment.”
Suntory PepsiCo (a joint venture between Suntory – Japan and PepsiCo – USA) is a leading beverage company in Vietnam, distributing a chain of 13 well-known brands such as Pepsi, 7up, Sting, Tea+ and Aquafina. Read more 28 years presence. In Vietnam, Suntory PepsiCo has invested more than $500 million, with 5 manufacturing plants, headquarters and 5 sales offices across the country. The company creates jobs for more than 2,800 direct employees and thousands of indirectly employed people.
Always following the vision of “Developing for Good” and the value of “Contributing to Society”, Suntory PepsiCo focuses on community activities in 3 areas including; Environmental protection, education – supporting younger generations, community health care and the Benevolent Arms program – a charitable program created by employees of the company.
As one of the founding members of the Vietnam Packaging Recycling Alliance, Suntory PepsiCo is gradually converting vPET bottle containers (including packaging bags) to virgin (recycled plastic) rPET plastic containers alongside environmental protection activities in production and with the community. Packaging). This will help reduce the environmental impact towards a greener, cleaner and more beautiful Vietnam.
In early April, Suntory PepsiCo launched new packaging for Pepsi bottles made from 100% recycled plastic. The signing ceremony between Suntory PepsiCo and Duy Tan Recycled Plastic is seen as Suntory PepsiCo’s next major step in achieving the company’s goal of protecting the manufacturing environment.
Mr. Tran Duy Hy, President of Duy Tan Recycling Plastics, is committed to providing Suntory PepsiCo with the highest percentage of recycled plastic pellets. Duy Tan Plastic Recycling is a Vietnamese company that produces recycled plastic particles that meet international standards, mainly for the food industry. The company has started construction in Long An from September 2019, after completion, the capacity will be 100,000 tons per year. With modern production lines imported from Europe, Duy Tan’s products meet US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards for recycled plastic used in food packaging, in addition to ISO management system standards.