Walkers bags carbon footprint 'first'

23 March, 2007

Walkers Crisps is claiming to be the first mass-marketed food brand to feature a carbon logo on the front of its packs.

In an effort to demonstrate its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint, Walkers will add the logo to packs of Cheese & Onion from mid-April.

A spokesman from the Carbon Trust said: "In order to qualify for a Carbon Trust label, companies need to show their commitment to managing and reducing their carbon emissions before completing a rigorous carbon analysis of their product supply chain."

To find out more, go to www.walkerscarbonfootprint.co.uk.

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