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

Cologne. Lindt & Sprungley wants to see it by 2025. make all packaging suitable for recycling or reuse, omit non-recyclable plastics and reduce the total consumption of new plastic by 20 percent. A leading supplier of premium chocolates is now leveraging the expertise of environmental services provider Interseroh+ to sustainably optimize its packaging. Based on the recognized “Made for Recycling” standard, Interseroh+ supports the effective implementation of “Lindt &Sprungly Packaging Commitments” worldwide.

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

“We are thrilled to be able to support Lindt & Sprungly in the packing 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 support such top companies as Lindt & Sprungly”, says Markus Miller-Drexel, CEO of Interseroh+ GmbH.

As a competent companion on the road to recycling and sustainable packaging, Interseroh+ offers tailor-made solutions. Long-term co-operation includes continuous consulting around the world – including in the US, France, Italy and the DACH region. Professional workshops also impart specific knowledge on topics such as the use of recycling and paper packaging.

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

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


About Lindt & Sprungli:

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