Nestlé introduces paper wrapper for Yes! bars

Nestlé has relaunched its Yes! snack bars in a new recyclable paper wrapper. It is the first time a confectionery bar has been packaged in paper using a high-speed flow wrap technology.

Up until now, high-speed production of shelf-stable snacks was only achieved using plastic films and laminates. Now paper can be used at large scale while guaranteeing product quality and freshness over the entire shelf life.

This paper wrapper is a further step in Nestlé’s commitment to make all its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025. The wrapper is widely recycled in the countries where it will be available. The paper is from sustainable sources, certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and The Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification.

Patrice Bula, head of strategic business units, marketing and sales at Nestlé, said: “Consumers are looking for more natural and sustainable options when they choose a snack, both in terms of ingredients and packaging. Our Yes! bars are made with wholesome ingredients that celebrate and care for nature’s diversity. We are now relaunching them carefully wrapped in paper, making the packaging easy to recycle and avoiding plastic waste.”

Yes! snack bars contain ingredients such as fruit, vegetables and nuts. Among others, flavours include Dark Chocolate, Sea Salt & Almond; Dark Chocolate, Banana & Pecan; and Raspberry & Chia Seeds.

Each Yes! nut bar is vegetarian, high in fibre and a source of protein. The fruit and vegetable bars are vegan, gluten free, lactose free, high in fibre, have no added sugar and contribute to one of your five a day.

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