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Banana leaves replace plastic packaging in Asian markets - Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East
A Thai supermarket in Chiangmai has devised a brilliant alternative to plastic produce packaging, turning to natural banana leaves and raffia to bundle vegetables. Shoppers immediately responded, posting pictures of the aesthetically pleasing and sustainable wrappers on social media. The eco-friendly merchandising scheme was featured on the Rimping supermarket Facebook page last week, and Vietnamese supermarkets quickly adopted the idea. …