Talisker unveils sustainable packaging refresh

Talisker unveils sustainable packaging refresh

eighth June, 2021 by Alice Brooker

Diageo has revealed new sustainable packaging for its Scotch whisky model Talisker.

Talisker 10yo

Talisker’s wider portfolio is anticipated to obtain an analogous sustainable packaging refresh later this yr

Isle of Skye-based Talisker 10-year outdated has obtained a packaging makeover with elevated recyclability and decreased plastic parts.

Alterations to Talisker’s packaging align with father or mother firm Diageo’s intention to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030, as a part of a 10-year plan.

The packaging weight has been decreased by 6%, with an intention of reducing Talisker’s materials utilization by 28 tonnes throughout this yr.

The recyclability of the product has been elevated by 99.8% as regards to weight, whereas the plastic parts have been decreased by 86%. A wooden stopper has changed the unique plastic stopper.

Pranay Chandra, Diageo’s malt whisky advertising and marketing supervisor, stated: “Talisker is dedicated to its drive to guard the planet, guaranteeing our whiskies are produced sustainably.

“The brand new packaging will improve the recyclability of the Talisker portfolio considerably and we’re constantly looking for methods to realize our sustainability targets.”

The model’s packaging refresh is a part of Talisker’s ‘ongoing dedication to sustainability’ – in 2020, Talisker revealed its partnership with non-profit organisation Parley for the Oceans, on a 3‐yr scheme to guard marine environments.

Chandra added:“Customers are more and more aware of their very own environmental affect.

“We perceive that there’s nonetheless extra to do, but it is a vital step in direction of our targets of creating all Talisker packaging recyclable by 2030, in addition to working in direction of zero waste throughout our provide chain.”

The newly revamped bottle could be bought for RRP £40.49 (US$57.25) from malts.com.

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