Lidl Ireland Starts Selling Meade White Potatoes in 100% Compostable Bags
Lidl Ireland has announced it has introduced its first 100% compostable bag of its kind for potatoes.
The supermarket chain’s Meade White Potatoes are packed in 100% Seedling certificate compostable bag that uses FSC certified sustainably-sourced paper, strengthen with starch and printed with water-based ink, the company said in a statement on LinkedIn. The window of the bag is made with corn-starch based netting.
This innovative solution has eliminated all conventional plastic from the packaging making it 100% compostable and suitable for disposal in all consumers brown bins for industrial composting.
Meade Potato Company has been working with Lidl Ireland for 20 years and is one of Ireland’s leading growers, packers and distributors of fresh potatoes. Based on their farm in Lobinstown, County Meath, the Meade family specialize in growing potatoes, carrots and onions, and work with a team of growers, both in Ireland and abroad, to source a full range of fresh produce for Lidl Ireland.
Interested parties can pick up a bag for EUR2.69.