Leading Coffee Pod Filler Signs Sales Agreement with Smile Compostable Solutions

DARIEN, Connecticut, 14 November 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Smile Compostable Solutions® signs a material sales agreement with Pod Pack International, a leading co-manufacturer of single-serve coffee and tea pods and cups. Smile Compostable Solutions® was recently awarded the U.S. Plastics Pact Sustainable Packaging Innovation Award. Pod Pack customers now have access to commercially compostable, plant-based, and carbon-neutral coffee pods from Smile that are compatible with Keurig brewers. The agreement highlights Smile’s turnkey capabilities as the only fully certified compostable pod system.

Pod Pack delivers high-quality finished products, including pods that are compatible with Keurig brewers, with attentive and responsive service in every phase. IMA Coffee’s Co-Packer is capable of producing 420 coffee pods per minute via an in-line ultrasonic sealing process. Due to the machine’s modular construction, greater adaptability is achieved. This, combined with Pod Pack’s new sustainable materials, makes the Co-Packer the solution of choice for K-Cup market businesses seeking to reduce their plastic and carbon footprints.

“The Pod Pack team is excited to collaborate with Smile to bring this innovative solution to the market for single-serve coffee and tea. This allows Pod Pack to expand our leading market position in compostable single-serve products “CEO of Pod Pack Marion Gray states.

Smile’s plant-based pods are certified Carbon Neutral, USDA Biobased, Commercially Compostable by the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI), and Composter Approved by the Compost Manufacturing Alliance (CMA). The Co-Packer can now manufacture the highest quality and most eco-friendly compostable coffee pods.

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