Lindt & Sprungli continues to develop the recyclability and efficiency of its packaging raw materials. As a competent service provider, Interseroh+ monitors the achievement of packaging-specific sustainability goals. “Made for recycling” provides independent analysis and recognized certification.

Cologne. Lindt & Sprungli wants that by 2025 make all packaging recyclable or reusable, eliminate non-recyclable plastics and reduce overall new plastic consumption by 20 percent. The leading supplier of premium chocolates is now using the expertise of environmental service provider Interseroh+ to sustainably optimize its packaging. Based on the recognized “Made for Recycling” standard, Interseroh+ supports the efficient implementation of the “Lindt & Sprungli Packaging Commitments” worldwide.

Akel Konig, Manager of the Corporate Sustainable Packaging Initiative at Lindt & Sprungli, explains: “Interseroh+’s professional support will help Lindt & Sprungli achieve our five sustainable packaging commitments to support the circular economy.

“We are delighted to be able to support Lindt & Sprungli’s packaging mission. Our experts have innovative tools and the necessary knowledge to implement packaging concepts with the highest possible recycling rates and high efficiency of raw materials for all possible market conditions and products. We are proud to be able to support such top companies as Lindt & Sprungli”, says Markus Miler-Dreksel , CEO of Interseroh+ GmbH.

As a competent companion on the way to recyclable and sustainable packaging, Interseroh+ offers tailor-made solutions. Long-term cooperation includes continuous consulting around the world – including the USA, France, Italy and the DACH region. In expert workshops, specific knowledge on topics such as the use of recycling and paper packaging is also imparted.

Lindt & Sprungli uses the online tool “Check Recyclability” to quickly and easily assess the recyclability of the packaging itself. Internationally experienced experts from “Made for Recycling” take over for a more detailed analysis. The service with its scientific evaluation methodology was developed by the environmental protection service provider Interseroh together with the bifa Institute for the Environment and validated by the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV.

At Interseroh+’s in-house competence center for plastics recycling, experts not only examine packaging materials and design, but also practical sorting and recyclability. The laboratory in Maribor, Slovenia is in 2020. received international accreditation (ISO/IEC 17025:2017) – the only recognized research institution in the EU specialized in the development and analysis of recycled plastics.


About Lindt & Sprungla:

Lindt & Sprungli has been enchanting the world with chocolate for more than 175 years. The traditional Swiss company with roots in Zurich is a world leader in the field of premium chocolate. Today, quality Lindt & Sprungli chocolates are produced in 11 own production locations in Europe and the USA. They are distributed by 31 branches and branches, in about 500 own stores and through a network of over 100 independent distributors around the world. With more than 14,000 employees, the Lindt & Sprungli Group achieved sales of CHF 4.59 billion in 2021.