The latest news from us
in the food packaging world.

New Plastics Economy - Global Commitment 2021 Progress Report

July 2, 2021

We are proud to continue the signatory of New Plastics Economy Global Commitment for the third year. Along with other 1000 parties in the Koepala is delighted to report our progress annually on the battle with plastic pollution.

Open innovation and partnership for the next generation of packaging solutions

May 6, 2021

With an open innovation way of working, Koepala is always looking for new like-minded industry partners and co-create sustainable and innovative packaging solutions.

Koepala and Sirane have joined forces to provide the next level of innovation to packaging industry

March 30, 2021

Koepala today announces the licensing agreement with Sirane to co-launch the functional sustainable packaging for UK, France and global market. Combining functional innovative design and Sirane sustainable material, the solution offers an eco-friendly, user-functional and production-efficient packaging. The partnership aims to go to market at the end of this year and is currently working with a food brand on the replacement of plastic salad packaging.

The challenge – How to find a both sustainable and convenient food packaging?

October 27, 2020

The challenge of food packaging is not only limited to plastic waste but also about keeping its multidimensional functionality for the urban lifestyle. This time, we discuss the difficult task of making both convenient and sustainable food packaging.

Koepala at EITFAN – Sustainable food packaging for the future of food

October 13, 2020

We have completed EITFAN four-month acceleration program! It has been a great journey with our like-minded food tech friends startups from Sweden and Finland.

Global Commitment 2020 Progress Report

August 3, 2020

Please check out Koepala's journey of making our packaging solutions to be recyclable or reusable by 2025. Koepala adapt circular economy thinking to ensure that our food packaging solutions are designed to eliminate waste from the very beginning and can be simultaneously utilized for customer recycling. 

The problem - A System Problem

July 9, 2020

What is the wicked problem that Koepla is trying to tackle in this food packaging industry? Let's understand why Koepala’s mission is to design disruptive innovations that will lead to creating a circular system around food packaging.

Koepala's new sustainability change agent!

June 16, 2020

Welcome Hai Anh Tran as our new Sustainability Strategist! Joining Koepala, Hai Anh shares the same vision on creating the most sustainable food packaging for our planet. Check out her ambitious plan to co-create sustainability at Koepala.

Sustainable Design...beyond the environment

July 25, 2019

Sustainable design and how it is more than just an environmental challenge. Materials, durability, energy efficiency, money, people are important factors to have sustainable design solutions. Being sustainable is one of our main values here at Koepala, we’re doing our best to make it into a reality.

Co-creation, collaboration and system change - thoughts from Torino

July 19, 2019

Koepala's trip for the EUSIC semi-final academy, the competition is to challenge plastic waste through social innovation. 30 projects ran by incredible people aiming to create and design a more sustainable future.

Koepala at EUSIC

July 15, 2019

An overview of the European Social Innovation Competition, which seeks the most innovative products that tackle plastic waste. Koepala's products could bring sustainable impacts to food packaging industry.

Defining Sustainability

July 11, 2019

Greenwashing is a challenge to the sustainability industry, misleading terms can affect the sustainability effort. At Koepala, we aim to do our best to educate ourselves considering this matter.

Food, Circularity & Koepala

July 5, 2019

Koepala define the food packaging system to be more circular by taking a holistic approach to the takeaway food value chain. Our mission is to design the most sustainable food packaging in the world.

Finnish Nature and its Influence on Design

June 27, 2019

For Koepala keeping our relationship with nature front and centre is a key motivator for us! We can spread that awareness and the convenience of beautiful and sustainable design worldwide.

Koepala at World Circular Economy Forum - Day 2

June 5, 2019

Day 2 at World Circular Economy Forum. Koepala present Aterimo solution and explain how the solution could help food packaging industry more sustainable.

Koepala at World Circular Economy Forum 2019 - Day 1

June 3, 2019

World Circular Economy Forum Day 1. When innovating our packaging solution, we keep circularity at the forefront of our mind and designing our solutions to help food packaging industry more sustaianble.

London Food Tech Week Preview

May 17, 2019

London Food Tech Week with Foodtech innovation. Koepala wants to educate and inform more people to our solution of flat, flexible, and environmentally food packaging.

London Food Tech Week Day 4

May 24, 2019

London Food Tech Week 2019, final day. Today we exhibited and showcased Koepala Aterimo, our solution to disrupt the food packaging industry.

London Food Tech Week Day 3

May 23, 2019

London Food Tech Week Day 3's insight: Customers’ now have an expectation of supply chain transparency, better eco-friendly packaging solutions and even more choice.

London Food Tech Week Summary

May 27, 2019

London FoodTech Week with Innovation around Food industry. Koepala had a stand there and were showcasing our unique flat flexible packaging Alterimo.

London Food Tech Week Day 1

May 20, 2019

London Food Tech Week Day 1-Trends show that people seeking to have a more connected experience, more opportunities to engage with people in their home and our evolving lifestyles mean we are cooking less

Koepala at WTCE

April 16, 2019

Koepala visit World Travel Catering Expo - largest travel catering expo in Germany. We had a chance to introduce our packaging innovation to many potential clients.

Koepala named as winning proposal in Helsinki Innovation Competition

March 20, 2019

Koepala win pilot opportunity in Helsinki innovation competition, specifically sought innovative solutions related to food and its production, packaging, circular economy & cleantech.

Koepala attend Nordic CleanTech Open

March 18, 2019

Koepala take part in the Nordic CleanTech Open, which identify the 25 best and most innovative cleantech start-ups, supporting and accelerating their transition into the global market.

Koepala Sign the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

March 14, 2019

Koepala are delighted to sign The New Plastic Economy's Global Commitment. We commit to reducing the amount of single use plastics, helping the fight to stop the waste plastic from entering the environment.

Koepala to attending Packaging Innovations 2019

February 21, 2019

Koepala will be exhibiting at Packaging Innovations 2019. Koepala have been selected to exhibit our sustainable food packaging solutions to UK and worldwide customers.

Koepala named in Nordic Cleantech Open Top 25

February 20, 2019

Koepala named among the NCO Top 25, based on 'their level of innovation, market potential and ability of the team to execute', and our commitment to environmental improvement.

Koepala is Hiring

February 14, 2019

Koepala is looking for an International Business Development Manager, who should have an entrepreneurial approach and possess an open-minded and inquisitive attitude.

Koepala at Beyond Next

February 8, 2019

Koepala attended the Beyond Next forum, a circular economy forum aiming global challenges through circular innovation.

Koepala January Newsletter - In case you missed it.

January 30, 2019

A snapshot of Koepala's most recent newsletter. Koepala will be positive drivers for change, building a more sustainable solutions for food packaging industry.

Koepala win Kemira Industryhack event.

December 11, 2018

Koepala are happy and honoured to have won the Kemira Industryhack, the event searching for an unbeatable business model for biobased food packaging materials.

Koepala involved in Circular Economy Events

December 7, 2018

Koepala involved with Loop Circular Economy Event, which is an ongoing ecosystem for circular economic innovation. Koepala also joined EIT Food Accelerator Network finals and Tonic18.

Koepala Speak at New Food Tech Event

November 16, 2018

Koepala at new Future of Food event, presenting Alterimo, which is the sustainable packaging solution for takeaway food. Less waste to the environment with minimal investment.

Kasvu Open and EIT FAN results announced

October 25, 2018

Koepala at Kasvu Open Circular Economy. We gained invaluable experience and reaffirms Koepala's ambition and technology are on the right track to meeting our goal of ending packaging waste.

Koepala at London Start up events

October 18, 2018

Koepala have been involved in Food Tech startup events in London: Yfood and InnovEAT. Both events focus on innovations in urban living and travel catering.

Koepala named in EIT's Food Accelerator network

October 4, 2018

Koepala is proud to be included as EIT Food Accelerator Network introduced the 41 high-impact agri-food start-ups aiming to make Europe the go-to innovation hub for this emerging industry.

Koepala at RTIE 2018

October 2, 2018

Koepala showcased Aterimo - our flat packaging solution to the Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo - UK's largest Takeaway Innovation show in London.

Koepala at TechInnovation Singapore

September 19, 2018

Koepala joined oher Finnish start-ups at the TechInnovation event in Singapore, developing Koepala's presence globally with the takeaway packaging innovation.

Foodbytes! London

September 13, 2018

Koepala attended the Foodbytes! London event. A great platform for Food and Agri tech start ups to to showcase packaging reinvention, food waste innovation and supply chain transparency.

Aterimo up for Product Innovation Award

September 4, 2018

Aterimo is a finalist in the Product Innovation category at Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo. The concept combines an unprecedented blend of creativity and uniqueness to the food & drink sector.

Koepala CEO to speak at Takeaway Innovation Expo

August 28, 2018

Janne will be delivering a talk on 'Takeaway packaging design and innovation beyond disposable cups and plates.' at Restaurant & Takeaway Innovation Expo.

Koepala to Attend lunch! Show in London

Koepela will be at the UK's largest Food-to-go trade fair...'lunch!' -the trade show for the UK's Food-to-go industry, aiming to showcase Alterimo as the solution to the food-to-go industries packaging needs.

Koepala is to Exhibit at TechInnovation Singapore 2018

August 22, 2018

Koepala will be exhibiting at TechInnovation in Singapore, as part of the Finnish Pavilion, which is showcasing Finnish industry to the ASEAN markets and is hosted by the Finnish Embassy in Singapore.

Koepala CEO Talks to Good News from Finland

August 21, 2018

Janne Asikainen spoke to the team from 'Good News from Finland' about Aterimo and how the solution can reduce waste and enhance the eating experience for the consumer.

Koepala to attend Foodbytes! by Rabobank on 13/09/18

August 20, 2018

Koepala will be at Foodbytes! event in London, which is part of Rabobank's Banking for Food strategy which aims to feed the world sustainably by 2050 by addressing global food waste and loss, sustainable agriculture and stability of the food chain and nutrition.

Koepala named in the Top 100 Finest Growth Companies in Finland.

August 17, 2018

Koepala named among the 'Top 100 finest growth companies in Finland’ as part of Kasvu Open's circular economy Growth Pole, as we showed our growth desire and ambition for sustainable future.

Koepala has been selected for MassChallenge EIT Food Accelerator Network programme

June 25, 2018

Koepala will join MassChallenge EIT Food Accelerator Network, a 4-months intensive acceleration programme which support high-impact food-space startups.

Koepala wins Vivatech Challenge - Food and Catering Solutions for Employees

May 30, 2018

Koepala won the international Vivatech Challenge - Food and Catering Solutions for Employees!

Koepala is the winner of Packbridge Challenge!

September 28, 2017

Koepala is the winner of the Packbridge Challenge! Koepala is “A clever innovative solution that contributes to, and solves daily issues in a convenient way."

Packbridge Challenge finals at Top Packaging Summit in Malmö Sweden

September 13, 2017

Koepala are a finalist at the Packbridge Challenge, which is a competition for companies that have a unique idea and are able to be applied in the packaging value chain.

Meet us at Lunch! Show  21.-22.9.2017 in London!

July 26, 2017

Koepala will be exhibiting at lunch! fair, the UK’s leading trade show for food-to-go, in ExCel London.

BBB Maastricht hospitality fair

September 26, 2017

Koepala will be exhibiting at BBB fair in Maastricht. BBB Maastricht is a significant Euregional event for hospitality industry professionals.

Koepala As The Columbus Trophy Finalist

July 20, 2017

Koepala is nominated as one of the finalists for the Columbus Trophy, which is an award to a successful young entrepreneur who has created an innovative hospitality concept.

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