SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cascadian Farm, makers of more than 75 delicious organic products, today announced it has introduced its first-ever cereal box liner made from renewable plant sources. Cascadian Farm Cinnamon Crunch cereal is now packaged in an inner bag made from up to 57 percent certified plant-based material. This new liner is the latest among the brand's various sustainability initiatives that support its mission of helping to shape a better world. '
"At Cascadian Farm, we know that every choice we make can help shape a better world now and for the future," said Jennifer Jorgenson, marketing director Cascadian Farm. "A desire to protect our Earth's resources led us to develop this groundbreaking inner bag."
Plant-based liner supports renewable resources Packaging and sustainability experts at Cascadian Farm developed the plant-based liner with the help of leading sustainable packaging developers. The plant-based liner is a key initiative by the brand to utilize renewable resources. Using plant-based resources that can quickly and naturally be replenished allows the Cascadian Farm brand to take a large step towards being as closely aligned as possible with the land.Inspiring customers to make a differenceSeventy-eight percent of U.S. consumers are now buying green products and services, up from 69 percent in 2012, according to the 5th Annual Tork Sustainability Survey. Cascadian Farm is honored to provide Cinnamon Crunch fans with a solution that meets their desire for more sustainable choices. To help communicate the environmental benefits of the new plant-based liner to shoppers, Cascadian Farm has introduced a new design for its 100 percent recycled paperboard Cinnamon Crunch box, which features graphics and messaging about the inner bag. The box features the "We're Growing a Better Package" logo that states the inner bag is made of up to 57 percent plant-based material, and the side of the box features a USDA certification noting that the package is bio-based.