NotCo, a global food tech company and a key player in the plant-based food sector, has announced its partnership with SIG and is launching NotCreme and NotMilk High Protein products in SIG carton packs. The partnership with SIG strengthens the company's expertise and flexibility in the plant-based food sector. NotMilk Original, zero-sugar, semi-sugar, and chocolate milk products will also be available in aseptic carton packs from SIG.
NotMilk High Protein products in the flavors chocolate, vanilla with coconut, and peanut butter, all with 15g of protein, are filled in SIG’s combi-smile 250 ml aseptic carton packs. The combi-smile carton pack offers a convenient drinking experience. With its curved, modern shape and easy-grip corners, combi-smile is easy to use on the go and is designed to stand out on retail shelves. NotCreme is available in combiblocMini 200 ml.
Renata Kasahara, head - Marketing America South, SIG, says, "With our agile and flexible filling system, we can offer high flexibility combined with speed. Our customers can respond efficiently to any trends that are shaping the market. Both NotCo and SIG are strongly committed to sustainable innovation and constantly looking for solutions that cut the environmental impact of food and beverage packaging even further.”
SIG's high-speed filling lines are highly flexible, with waste rates of less than 0.5%, and offer high productivity – aspects that contribute to the sustainability strategies of both companies. Both are committed to ensuring healthy and safe food with less impact on the environment through technology and innovation.
SIG works in partnership with customers to bring food products to consumers around the world in a safe, sustainable, and affordable way. This includes many brands in the plant-based beverage sector, a product category that is experiencing strong growth in many regions of the world as a result of increasing consumer demand for healthier products with a lower environmental impact.
According to the research, “Plant-Based Foods Poised for Explosive Growth," published by Bloomberg Intelligence, plant-based foods are expected to account for 7.7% of the global protein market by 2030, valued at 162 US billion dollars.