Some 14 tons of plastics are saved annually thanks to new solution

New, environmentally friendly packaging for SPAR Natur*pur Tyrolean organic potted herbs

Organic potted herbs from SPAR Natur*pur are enjoying great popularity at the POS. As of now, they come in new, sustainable packaging: The pots of SPAR Natur*pur Tyrolean organic herbs are made of 100% recycled material and are therefore plastic-free. The organic potted herbs are available until the end of June in eight different varieties at SPAR, EUROSPAR as well as INTERSPAR for 2.49 euros. The SPAR Natur*pur Tyrolean organic basil can even be purchased for as little as 1.99 euros.

Herb producer Michael Strillinger / Image: Spar

SPAR has been actively working for years to reduce plastic and use more sustainable solutions throughout the store. In the case of SPAR Natur*pur Tyrolean organic potted herbs, this has now been successfully implemented with new and more environmentally friendly packaging. For example, the pots of SPAR Natur*pur Tyrolean Organic Potted Herbs are made of 100% recycled material. The packaging of the herbs, which was previously made of plastic, has also been replaced by paper. It now features simple and practical tips and tricks on how to use and care for the herbs. This makes the new packaging of SPAR Natur*pur Tyrolean organic potted herbs a whole lot more sustainable, saving some 14 tons of plastics annually. In addition, the fresh herbs provide rich colors and aromatic scents.

Fresh kitchen herbs from the Tyrolean mountains
SPAR Natur*pur Tyrolean organic potted herbs come in a total of 8 different varieties: organic parsley smooth and curly, organic chives, organic mint, organic basil, organic rosemary, organic lemon balm, and organic thyme.

The SPAR Natur*pur organic herbs come from the Tyrolean horticultural company Strillinger. The family business has been producing culinary herbs to the highest quality standards directly at the foot of the Wilder Kaiser in the Tyrolean lowlands for over 30 years. "As a family business, we are very pleased about the cooperation with SPAR and about the fact that we are allowed to supply all SPAR stores throughout Austria with our Tyrolean organic herbs in the recyclable packaging," says Michael Strillinger from Gartenbau Strillinger.

For more information:
Michael Strillinger
Gartenbau Strillinger GmbH
Eiberg 8
6306 Söll
+43 5372-58357  

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