Using banana leaves instead of plastic packaging

Supermarkets in Vietnam have adopted an initiative from Thailand that makes use of banana leaves instead of plastic as a packaging alternative. Rimping supermarket in Chiangmai, Thailand is being praised for coming up with the eco-friendly packaging. After this most big supermarket chains in Vietnam, such as Lotte Mart, Saigon Co.op, and Big C, have all started to follow in the Thai store’s footsteps by experimenting with banana leaves as a packaging alternative in their stores as well. Aside from wrapping vegetables and fruits, the grocery chain intends to also use the leaves for fresh meat products. 

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