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Færch Plast
Torben Nygaard Pedersen
Answer the following questions in English
1. In which line of business is Faerch Plast (FP)?
- Faerch is a market leader in plastic packaging for the food industry.
2. What are the three main business areas/business segments of FP?
- Faerch has 4 main business segments. They are Ready meal, fresh meat,
food to go and diary.
3. In which countries does FP have facilities/sites?
- FP is spread over 16 factories in Denmark, England, the Netherlands, France,
the Czech Republic, and Spain, as well as in sales offices covering the whole of
4. Explain the difference between “the customer” and “the end-user” of FP.
- FP’s customers are other businesses, so they are on the b2b market. They
sell plastic packaging for the food industry. That could be a lot of
supermarkets for example, but the end user is of course us, who buy these
food products, which are packed with their plastic packaging.
5. List some of FP’s major customers.
Their major customers are supermarkets like Aldi and so on, but also a lot of
businesses in the fast-food industry, which is KFC for example.
6. How does FP work with sustainability?
- They integrate sustainable solutions into our products that can reduce C02
emissions as well as contribute to products with an environmental focus.
- They also focus on recycling plastic and use Bioplastic for their products.
7. Explain what is understood by the circular cradle to cradle concept.
- The circular cradle is about recycling products. Every product is made by
resources coming from the earth, which we must take care of. Then we have
the materiel processing and so on to make this product usable. When it’s
used, we can the recycle the product again, instead of starting from scratch.
8. What happens at the 4PET plant?
- 4PET recycles plastic. They make raw material out of plastic, which can be
recycles by others. They are the only ones, who do it. It’s the future.
9. Which UN global sustainability development goals (SDGs) does FP work with?
- They work with the goal number 12 - Responsible consumption and
production, where they want to reduce C02 emissions and contribute to
products with an environmental focus.
- The goal number 2 - Zero hunger, because the majority of food today is
packed with plastic, so of course they can’t stop making it.