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Attention to our living environment

At Inproba, we make a conscious effort to deal with our living environment and the climate.

We continuously look critically at our own production process and make agreements with suppliers.

As of 1 Oct 2020, 100% of the chilli peppers used by us will be purchased from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. It’s these farms that grow and process the plants, always with respect for people, plants, animals and the natural environment.

We take numerous measures to reduce the energy use in our buildings and production lines. Good waste separation and reuse (of cooking oil, for example) ensures we produce as little residual waste as possible. At the same time, we are constantly looking for less environmentally-harmful packaging and packaging-saving technologies.

We also signed  the Baarn Climate Agreement 2030 in 2017.

This is an agreement between approximately seventy (local) companies, institutions, residents, political parties and the municipality of Baarn to take individual and joint actions to achieve a climate-neutral* Baarn by 2030.

At Inproba, we expect to operate climate neutral* as early as 2020; a number of the environmentally-friendly measures we are undertaking to do this can be found below:

  • Since January 2016, our entire electricity needs have been transferred to 100% wind energy.
  • New commercial vehicles we purchase must be electric/hybrid and may not emit more than 120 grams of CO2 per km driven.
  • By improving metal detection on unpackaged products, sending excess batches to the Food Bank, and collecting biomass, we can keep food waste to a minimum.
  • Biogas production has now increased due to the capture of biomass.
  • Reduction in residual waste: 90% of our waste is now recycled (we have the numbers from an external research agency to prove it). Despite this good score relative to the industry average, the company is still looking at ways to separate recyclable materials more effectively and reduce residual waste to a minimum.

And for the Baarn Climate Agreement, research is currently being undertaken to look into making (part) of the roof available for the installation of solar panels for external parties, namely the residents of Baarn in the form of a Postcode Rose scheme.

  • Would you like to know more about the environmentally-friendly measures we are facilitating in our company? Take a look at your CSR brochure.

*Inproba strives to guarantee climate-neutral operations by 2020. To achieve that goal, a number of investments have already been made in new buildings and technical installations. Further investment will follow in the coming years to support a climate-neutral* organisation. * Scope 1&2 climate-neutral means that we take responsibility for our own emissions in the immediate scope of our influence, and thus which Inproba can control. This concerns parameters such as the use of electricity, gas, water, company cars and trucks and waste-related aspects, including biomass.

Sustainable packaging

12-11-2020

It is not only the raw materials used in our sambals and chilli sauces that have become more sustainable, the packaging has as well. As of 1 October, we switched to 100% recycled PET packaging (r-P...

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The story behind our sustainable sambals and chilli sauces

12-11-2020

Want to know more about our sustainable sambals and chilli sauces? Watch our Rainforest Alliance video and travel to Thailand with us. The video can be found on our Rainforest Alliance web...

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Inproba B.V.
Customer service
P.O. Box 38
3740 AA Baarn
The Netherlands

consumentenservice@inproba.nl
T: +31 (35) - 5429922
F: +31 (35) - 5421691

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