BAEMIN launches B2B Mall for eco-friendly packaging

February 27, 2023 | 09:46
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BAEMIN application signed the cooperation agreement with SERVEONE Vietnam to launch B2B Mall initiative "Bách hóa BAEMIN" to provide environmentally friendly packaging products to merchant partners.

This is part of BAEMIN's sustainability commitment to help build awareness and establish actions for environmental protection among their stakeholders.

BAEMIN launches B2B Mall for eco-friendly packaging

Accordingly, the current proposal for strengthened management of plastic waste in Vietnam has been approved by the government in Decision No.1316/QD-TTG. This sets a target of 100 per cent use of environmentally-friendly plastic bags and packaging in department stores and supermarkets for domestic purposes to replace non-biodegradable plastic bags by 2025; assuring the collection, reuse, recycling and treatment of 85 per cent of generated waste.

To obtain this goal, in addition to the efforts of the authorities, collaboration among businesses and the positive response of consumers are resolute factors to meet the goal of green and sustainable growth for Vietnam.

To promote sustainable development across the food technology ecosystem, BAEMIN has cooperated with SERVEONE Vietnam – a supplier of safe, recycled packaging solutions to introduce to merchant partners the signature product lines at preferential prices. The products are integrated into the BAEMIN B2B Mall application, which is convenient for merchant partners wishing to replace single-use plastic packaging.

With this cooperation, BAEMIN strives to give merchant partners a better option to help them catch up with the current green lifestyle. The packaging products supplied by SERVEONE Vietnam are primarily made from bagasse and paper with all the products meeting the need for food delivery services such as trays, rice boxes, bowls, and glasses. Bagasse is the dry pulpy fibrous material that remains after crushing sugarcane or sorghum stalks.

Bagasse boxes are environmentally friendly level and can biodegrade completely within 45 days. After decomposing into organic fertilisers, bagasse boxes can be used in cultivation, adding nutrients to plants, and promoting the growth of seedlings. In addition, the product can both store food at high temperatures, grease without leaking harmful substances into the food.

Jinwoo Song, CEO of BAEMIN said, "With the ambition to lift the food ecosystem, we are constantly looking for green solutions and encouraging our merchant partners to adopt more modern, sustainable, and environmentally-friendly solutions. And we are proud that the B2B Mall launch will be a great step towards our sustainability."

In addition, Chung Jae Ho, general director of SERVEONE Vietnam said, "We are delighted to cooperate with BAEMIN – a very successful and highly socially responsible food delivery business from Korea – to implement practical and meaningful initiatives for the merchant partner community in Vietnam. We will further develop partnerships and research to come up with more and better products for consumers."

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