India’s WayCool Foods adopts electric mobility in last mile delivery to cut down on carbon emissions

INDIA – WayCool Foods, a leading Fast Consumer Goods Company in India, will begin using electric three-wheelers for intra-city deliveries in Bengaluru in an effort to cut down on carbon emissions and improve its sustainability profile. To make the transition to electric-mobility possible, WayCool has partnered with Pune-based third party logistics services provider FM Logistic which will provide the e-vehicles for last mile delivery. The vehicles will be particularly used in delivering WayCool products to local kirana stores, supermarkets as well as end consumers in Bengaluru. “Sustainability is at the…

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Agri-supply chain startup WayCool partners Indian Institute of Technology to develop antimicrobial food packaging

INDIA – Chennai-based Agri-supply chain startup WayCool Foods has signed a three year MoU with Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, to develop antimicrobial food packaging material by using biopolymers. WayCool in a statement said, the objective of the partnership was to develop an economically viable and biodegradable packaging that would retain the freshness of fruits and vegetables for a longer period. With the new sustainable antimicrobial packaging, WayCool hopes to reduce food wastage across the supply chain by 20 per cent. “Biopolymer is an environmentally friendly food packaging material. We…

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