KiddieKix, a South African company that produces all-natural children’s health products, has adopted Innovia Films’ NatureFlex packaging film to wrap its cereals and dried fruit snacks.
From its facilities in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, KiddieKix continues to research the latest trends in children’s health and nutrition, to ensure their range delivers products that have been specifically developed with the needs of growing children in mind. Sourcing high quality ingredients that are also free from additives and preservatives is a top priority.
“At KiddieKix, our aim is take care of our children’s future, which means creating an entirely eco-sustainable product, including the packaging,” says Alison McDowell, KiddieKix founder. “We sampled many compostable materials for our inner packaging and nothing compared to NatureFlex. In terms of feel, quality, strength, durability and barrier protection, NatureFlex came out streets ahead of any other product.”
The use of NatureFlex flexible packaging film ensures that KiddieKix’s product philosophy is strengthened because it matches the company’s core messages. These films are independently certified to meet the American ASTM D6400 and European EN13432 standards for compostable packaging. They begin life as a natural product, which is sourced from certified plantations operating good forestry principals. They also offer a host of advantages for packing and converting such as high-seal strength and integrity, excellent gas, aroma, UV light and mineral oil barrier, grease and chemical resistance, dead fold and anti-static properties, enhanced printing and conversion.
“We are delighted that we were able to assist KiddieKix in meeting their packaging aspirations while enhancing shelf life and reducing waste,” says Peter van Belle, Innovia Films sales account manager explained.