Reusable packaging containers

Good for business. Good for the planet.

Fed up with packaging solutions that don’t perform and are bad for our planet? Switch to our sustainable pooling and reusable packaging solutions to experience the difference. Based on the share-reuse-reduce model, our SmartCycle pooling system reduces waste, CO2 emissions and drives cost savings. Our wide range of reusable packaging containers (RPCs) meanwhile ensure your high-quality products stay fresh and retail-ready.

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A packaging solution for all your fresh grocery products

Your fresh grocery products deserve better protection and a longer shelf life. Our reusable packaging containers (RPCs) suit every type of fruit and vegetable (there’s even one specifically designed for bananas!) as well as meat, fish, eggs, baked goods, and deli and convenience items. Deliver the fresh food that consumers want.

Together with our customers in FY23, we have saved:

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0 times circling the planet by car

0 Olympic size pools

0 households yearly energy consumption

0 people's yearly solid waste production

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The future of our planet is a circle

We’ve been championing the circular economy model for 30 years now – eliminating waste and maximizing value creation. We are constantly innovating in our quest for sustainability and circularity. Being at the leading edge means our partners get to experience the finest innovations and advances of our industry.

Join us in our movement to make the fresh grocery supply chain sustainable!

Innovation is in our DNA

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What our customers say

“Using the IFCO reusable crates supports our sustainability targets and decarbonization processes. The robustness of these RPCs also helps preserve product quality and the environment”

Vincent Omer-Decugis

CEO of Omer-Decugis & Cie

Packaging solutions to end single-use packaging once and for all

We’ve been driving change and setting industry standards forever. Take our European line of Lift Lock RPCs, for example. They are certified Cradle-to-Cradle™ at the Silver level – making it the first and only fresh-product RPCs in the world with this certification. We believe in conducting business sustainably, and we count on our partners to do the same.

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Cradle to Cradle certification

Trusted by top retailers

Business as usual? Not at IFCO

Now that you know all about our sustainable packaging solutions, allow us to introduce you to the people who are at the forefront of our movement. With unparalleled expertise and conviction, they are the ones guiding, innovating, and rising above the noise. In short, they go all in.

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