European chocolate brand Ritter Sport goes green with new paper-based wrappers

AUSTRIA – Ritter Sport, a chocolate brand from the family-owned Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG, is ditching its standard plastic wrappers for paper-based packaging in a first-time trial. According to a statement from the company, the paper-based trial will be rolled out in the brand’s limited-edition Chocolate & Weed which is being re-introduced to the Austrian market and will be made available for as long as stocks last.  “The primary objective is to test paper-based packaging under practical conditions in retail stores,” Petra Fix, global sustainability communications at Alfred…

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