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HelloFresh: ‘Sustainability is a key part of everything we do’

HelloFresh chief operating officer of Upstream supply chain, Tilman Eichstädt, has claimed sustainability is a key part of the grocery delivery service.

Speaking to DeliveryX Eichstädt said: “We are committed to providing a more sustainable way to buy, prepare, and enjoy food.

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“To further minimise our environmental impact we are following a holistic approach focussing on avoiding and reducing carbon emissions – including the ones caused by packaging.”

As a result, the company has revealed its “continuous efforts” have led to a 12% reduction of packaging weight per meal in 2022 compared to 2020.

In the same period, the company also reduced the amount of plastic packaging by 34%, he claimed, following on from its strategy of avoiding and reducing emissions by making operations more energy efficient and transitioning to renewable energy.

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This interview is available to read in full on DeliveryX and is part of the DeliveryX Packaging 2023 sector report which looks at how the UK Top500 retailers are changing their packaging for the good of the planet. Pre-register here

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