This is why we need to do our bit to reduce the environmental impact of our packaging. From July 2021 we are reducing the size of plastic sleeves in our yogurt drink bottles. As with small steps towards healthier lifestyle, also this small change has a significant impact.
Your One a Day – good for your health and now better for the environment
*2020 Benecol yogurt drink sales (UK, Ireland, Finland, Belgium, Hong Kong)
Benecol is part of the Raisio Group, where our purpose ‘Food for Health, Heart and Earth’ guides our operations. We are committed to offering responsibly produced, safe and healthy food made of high-quality ingredients. Our ambitious goals are part of our corporate responsibility program, the Good Food Plan. This program focuses on five key responsibility themes: environmentally friendly packaging, environment and climate action, sustainable food, healthy food and food professionals.
For us at Benecol, healthy food equals the best possible combination of taste and healthiness. We control and optimise the quality of fat and the amounts of fibre, sugar and salt in our products in order to reach an enjoyable taste experience. To support product development, we have defined a healthy criteria for all product categories which guides our development work.
All Benecol products are enriched with plant stanols. These little wonders reduce cholesterol and help to keep your diet on a healthy track. Check your products for the sign below for scientifically proven health benefits.
Benecol aims to minimize the environmental impact of our product packaging. All our yogurt drink, spreads and soft cheese packaging are already 100% recyclable. We actively look for solutions to improve the recyclability of our yogurt pots. Our target is for all our packaging to be recyclable by 2025. As a member of the on-pack recycling label scheme OPRL , we also communicate this clearly on our packaging.
We work towards our long-term goal of completely ceasing the use of plastic while avoiding unnecessary and oversized packaging. As member of WRAP Plastics Pact Benecol is committed to the long-term target of eliminating problematic plastics and ensuring the packaging is easily recyclable.