Vegware is the first and only completely compostable food packaging firm operating globally 

We are pioneering the development and manufacture of eco friendly catering disposables and food packaging. Our products are stylish, functional, economic and sustainable. The Vegware range of 250+ compostable products spans cutlery through to tableware, napkins hot and cold drink cups, and takeaway packaging. 

Our partner in New Zealand is Friendlypak NZ Ltd and you can see their website here:- http://www.friendlypak.co.nz/Products/Food-Serv



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Why Vegware is the green global leader

1 Zero waste
Completely compostable packaging - your key to recycling everything.
2 Eco and economic
The greenest products and industry-beating value
3 Beyond packaging
Brand enhancement, innovation and environmental consultancy
4 Tried, tested and trusted
Certified, award-winning products and exceptional client focus

Vegware offers REAL and QUANTIFIABLE benefits, and we believe that it's important to know exactly what these are. Since 2010, every order includes an Eco Audit, quantifying:

  • Carbon saved compared with standard packaging
  • Virgin material saved
  • Total potential landfill diversion
Before Use Low impact
Low-carbon, recycled or renewable materials delivered with our sustainable and traceable supply chain.
In Use Because green tastes better
Vegware is practical and stylish, and people love the look and feelgood factor of our eco materials.
After Use The key to zero waste
You can't recycle food with plastic in it, and you can't recycle plastic with food on it.
Recycle used Vegware with food waste, and everything else is cleaner and easier to recycle.


Where we operate

Vegware was founded in 2006 and the firm’s eco products are available worldwide through Vegware US, Vegware South Africa, Vegware Europe, Vegware Australia, now Horeca in UAE, Friendlypak in New Zealand as well as a Europe-wide network of distribution partners from Iceland to Portugal. 

Clients range from the biggest contract caterers and food distributors through to government offices, health service and independent artisan delis and cafes. 

Vegware’s range of over 200 completely compostable products include many award-winning innovations resulting from Vegware’s active R&D programme, such as hot cup lids, double wall cups, high-heat cutlery, soup containers and the gourmet box. 

Vegware offers full recycling support to help operators recycle used Vegware together with food waste. We have close working relationships with waste operators through our Food Waste Network, and provide a hub of specialist knowledge and advice on zero waste in foodservice. 


Vegware is represented in New Zealand by Friendlypak NZ Ltd, company registration number 3133205 with registered office at Battley & Johnson, Level 4, eCom House, 3 Ferncroft Street, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand. 

See www.vegwareglobal.com for our full list of global partners.


Company policies


Vegware Environmental Policy


Vegware Quality Policy