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SAMBAZON & Footprint® partner to offer plastic-free frozen Açai Bowls

SUMMARY

Footprint leads the way in sustainable solutions for

frozen foods.

Footprint's new partnership with SAMBAZON, a leading supplier of certified fair trade and organic açai, leverages Footprint’s customized, plant-based fiber solutions. Our proprietary technology allows us to design, develop and manufacture plant-based containers for SAMBAZON’s new ready-to-eat açaí bowl, a frozen product with a fifteen-month shelf life. Utilizing Footprint’s sustainable, plant-based packaging solutions furthers SAMBAZON’s corporate commitment to plant-based or post-consumer recycled packaging for all USA retail products by 2025. 

Keep reading, we’re about to get to the good part about how we helped bring SAMBAZON’s philosophy to life.

The Challenge

Create a bowl that fulfills SAMBAZON’s sustainability standards and goals while meeting a challenging list of specifications:

  • Avoid single-use plastic
  • Create a completely bio-based solution
  • Oil and water resistant in a frozen environment
  • Achieve a 15-month shelf life
  • Produce affordably at scale
  • Contribute towards sustainable packaging goals

How’d we do?

OUR SOLUTION

Plant-based fiber bowls that can withstand freezer storage

Footprint successfully delivered plant-based fiber solutions for SAMBAZON's sustainable packaging needs. These plastic-free bowls help reduce the company's carbon footprint and provide healthier options for their customers. 

OUR PROCESS

Product Design
Prototyping
Tooling Design & Manufacturing
Materials Engineering
Process Engineering
Testing & Quality Assurance

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IMPACT & OUTCOME

Results

2025

Advancing SAMBAZON towards Eco-mittment by 2025

No Emissions

CO2 Emission Reduction

NO PFAS

Plastic-Free

Partners in Sustainability

Footprint Co-founder and CEO Troy Swope:

“We are thrilled to bring our innovation design and manufacturing innovation to support to SAMBAZON as they bring their certified fair trade and organic açaí to the freezer in a plastic-free, ready-to-eat bowl with price and performance parity that is also better for the planet.”

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Our solutions are changing the world.

Reach out today to discuss how we can continue innovating sustainably, together.