Co-op Food

British Supermarket Chain Developing Plastic-Free Tea Bags

Britain’s Co-op Food grocery retail chain, a long-time supporter of Fairtrade, renewable energy, and higher animal welfare standards, announced it is developing a plastic-free tea bag. The fully biodegradable paper tea bag will eliminate the use of polypropylene, which is widespread in tea bags as a seal. Co-op’s Chief Executive, Jo Whitfield, said that the...