Castaway Food Packaging
Over the past 35 years Castaway® products have been at the forefront of innovation for the foodservice industry. The core value of all Castaway® products is innovation, and the desire to create true value for our customers. This remains the cornerstone of the Castaway® range as new product development and continual product improvement are at the heart of our business.
From humble beginnings, starting with garbage bags to a range of over 1000 products, the Castaway® range of products has grown as our customers needs have changed.
Today it includes paper and plastic cups, food containers, wrapping materials, plates, bowls, food trays, napkins, cutlery and bags
Our washroom and janitorial product category is labeled PrimeSource® by Castaway®. This range of products has been developed with the foodservice customer in mind as they cover the needs of food preparation, cleanup and disposal, as well as washroom and janitorial items. The PrimeSource® brand encompasses garbage bags, wipes, gloves and paper goods and dispensers, with a strong focus on using recycled and sustainable materials.
Our commitment to local manufacturing, a culture of continual innovation and the emphasis on customer education by providing options and sustainability information will drive the Castaway range of products into the future as we are committed to providing profitable packaging solutions for our customers.
Promote a culture of innovation in order to continuously improve the functionality, environmental sustainability and efficiency of all our products.
To enhance operational, energy and material efficiency during manufacture and throughout the supply chain, as a result of direct investment to improve environmental performance.
Offer the customer product options so they can identify which best fits their sustainability goals, price considerations and functional constraints.
Inform and educate customers about raw materials used, and environmental concerns based on the use and disposal of all products.
Embrace a long-term commitment to both manufacture and purchase other products that are locally manufactured. By investing in local production we are confident that we are able to significantly reduce our environmental impact caused by transportation and distribution.
Quality control and material certifications
Over 50% of our product range is made in Australia, allowing us to have direct control over the products we produce. All warehouses and manufacturing facilities associated with Castaway products are level one HACCP accredited to safeguard the integrity of your food safety standards.
Suppliers are required to meet ISO9001 standard or equivalent criteria. As part of our commitment to sustainable sourcing, all raw material used in our manufacturing facilities requires Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification, Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and/or Sustainable Forestry Initative (SFI) Certification.
We are committed to improving and adopting environmental practices within our operations. Our innovative approach to product development allows us to continuously improve our products for a sustainable future, and minimise their impact on the environment.
As part of this, MPM Marketing Services is a signatory to the Australian Packaging Covenant and holds a long-term commitment to products that are manufactured locally. By investing in local production we can limit our environmental impact through the reduction in transportation and distribution of our products.
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