"... PCG is introducing an industry-first line of pet food packaging that does not use petrochemicals. The patent-pending food bags have a paper exterior and biopolymer film lining made from corn.
Minnesota-based Tuffy's Pet Foods Inc., a 45-year-old company, is PCG's first customer to use Ecoterah packaging. Tuffy's decided to introduce the Ecoterah packaging for its line of Natural Planet Organics dog foods. "We felt this packaging was the right thing to do for the environment," says Jim Farrell, sales and marketing manager at Tuffy's. "But we also expect it will help boost sales. Customers who want organically grown dog food are the same type of customers who are attracted to earth-friendly packaging ..."