UNITED KINGDOM, Devon. Westaways Sausages have become the first meat producer in the UK to use a revolutionary packaging that will disintegrate naturally in the compost; a major milestone in the ongoing war against plastic-use.
For 18 months, Westaways sausages have been packed in trays made with Forestry Stewardship Certified cardboard which is recyclable or compostable and already more than a million packs have been sold. But it is the cling-film style wrapping which has allowed Westaways to make the 100% eco-friendly claim. Westaways carried out exhaustive research before making the move and invested in machinery that has been designed to incorporate the new film wrap.