Yearly Archives: 2013

SpoonLidz – A New-fangled Innovation

SpoonLidz by EcoTensil is an over-lid for single-serve cups, which converts to a sanitary and sturdy spoon in one easy fold. Convenient for on-the-go eating, material efficient SpoonLidz is made from silky-smooth, renewable paperboard. Customizable and brandable, SpoonLidz provide a sustainable value-add to yogurt, fruit, and other to-go foods. Packaging Design 2013 Awards...

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PACK EXPO Las Vegas Provides Industry Market Solutions

Innovative Packaging Component that Includes Spoon in Product’s Lid

EcoTensil, Inc., Corte Madera, Calif., expanded their offerings of ultra-green tasting utensils to include SpoonLidz, a packaging component that provides the convenience of an included spoon right on the product’s lid. SpoonLidz are placed over the seal on single-serve cups, and convert to spoons in one easy fold....
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Non-Specialty Food Item Wins the Gold

PEGGY CROSS’ STORY OF LAUNCHING ECOTENSIL, her earth-friendly utensil company, is an inspiring reminder of why moms rule the world. While traveling with her hungry kids, “I pulled out the yogurt and realized, I forgot to pack spoons!” she recalls. “I thought, I can come up with a solution for this.” By the...
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Progressive Grocer features EcoTaster Mini’s

Although sampling can increase sales, its downside is the waste generated when plastic spoons and cups are used once and then thrown in the garbage on the start of their ultimate journey to the landfill. "That is money that grocers practically throw in the trash," asserts Peggy Cross, founder and CEO of EcoTensil. "I understand that...
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