The Food Packaging Forum is a charitable foundation under Swiss law, established in mid-2012. The Food Packaging Forum works according to the principles listed here.

Donations to the Food Packaging Forum are made unconditionally. We welcome donations from anyone wishing to support our work. Current donors are: Bucher Emhart Glass, Consol, OI, Vetropack, Verallia and BA Glass. The Food Packaging Forum has also received funding from the European Environmental Health Initiative, H M Stiftung and MAVA Foundation, as well as from private donors. We thank our donors and funders for their support.

All funds are controlled by the independent foundation board and used in line with the foundation’s purpose:

  • to provide balanced and high quality scientific information on food packaging and health
  • to increase scientific awareness for food packaging and health concerning all types of food packaging materials
  • to establish a platform for a dialogue on food packaging and health between all stakeholders

The Food Packaging Forum is not a grant making foundation.