South Korea suffers from excess waste of packaging materials. Much of this waste is not recyclable. Exports of waste with a low recycling level to other countries are declining due to the fact that many countries have begun to block imports of such waste. The current situation has prompted the The Korean Ministry of Environment to update the regulation regarding the types of packaging allowed for use as well as how they are labeled in order to reduce the amount of waste in the country.

Our Company CEO, Mr. Eyal Victor Mamou, addressed the issue, commented and answered a number of questions to FoodNavigator magazine. Mr. Mamou stressed that South Korea will continue to tighten waste regulation and packaging in order to reach maximum recycling capacity in the future.

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