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Touchstone Essentials

Touchstone Essentials came to is looking for an innovative solution to help them reduce carbon footprint and reduce overall plastic footprint. The solution needed to have a very high moisture barrier and deliver a long shelf-life for a powdered supplement. We worked with Touchstone to test and deliver a range of low carbon, high-barrier, bio-based pouches that are able to be recycled via soft plastics collections and return schemes in the US and Canada.
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Scalable, low carbon, plant made pouch solution to deliver long shelf-life for a range of powdered supplements.


High barrier, Plantmade™ - recyclable stand up pouch utilising our Sugarflex™ laminate.

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Recyclable stand up pouch

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Made from Plantmade™ materials

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Produced for the food manufacture & production industry

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We've done the hard work so you don't have to. Our experienced team works exclusively with the most sustainable and innovative packaging materials in the world.

Sugarflex™ bio-based metalised laminate

Packaging material specs

Sustainability properties

Every product and material we've developed has been designed with both quality and environmental impact in mind. Our pledge to be completely transparent means that customers have total visibility on production, supply chain and life cycle impact for each of our products.

Fossil fuel reduction

Fossil fuel reduction

Reduces the amount of virgin fossil fuel content

Renewable materials

Renewable materials

Made from regenerative materials grown on responsibly-managed plantations

Carbon reduction

Carbon reduction

Reduces the total greenhouse gas emissions caused by production and delivery

Recyclable plastic

Recyclable plastic

Recyclable in the plastic waste stream


Our materials carry globally recognised certifications to ensure our customers can have full confidence in the sustainability credentials of each product and material we provide.

Impact data

Touchstone Essentials has had the following positive effect across three critical environmental issues through their packaging choices: circularity, atmospheric carbon and ocean health.

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Reduction in fossil fuel

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Removes atmospheric carbon

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Ocean bound plastic saved

Annual estimated

Grounded Packaging - Touchstone Essentials - example packaging