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Plastic ban looming, FMCG firms consider importing paper straws

Nestle has already made the switch; Dabur, Amul, Parle weigh options

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FMCGs | plastic waste | Tetra Pak

Sharleen D’Souza & Ritwik Sharma  |  Mumbai/New Delhi 

The FMCG sector lost out despite a doubling in the number of FMCG companies in the index in the last three years.
Companies that sell juices and milkshakes in small tetra packs with straw attached see only one plausible alternative at this point: Paper straws

With barely two-and-a-half months to go before the plastic straw ban kicks in on July 1, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) that sell juices and milkshakes in small tetra packs with straw attached see only one plausible alternative at this point: straws. Only, making the switch from plastic to is easier said than done.

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First Published: Thu, April 14 2022. 06:05 IST
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