July 4, 2022

A caramel that combines the carefree spirit of Paris and vibrance of LA

LA (USA) based, Le Bon Garçon, is a modern caramel confectionery brand that combines the carefree spirit of Paris with vibrant LA life. The buttery caramels are produced seasonally, using a traditional French technique and local organic ingredients. These delicious bites are then beautifully twist-wrapped in NatureFlex ™ films: not only do these attractive little wraps protect the sweets, they complement the brand’s ethos with their sustainability credentials.

NatureFlex™ films are renewable and compostable. They are produced from sustainable wood pulp harvested from responsibly managed plantations and are certified to both EU (EN13432) and US (ASTM D6400) composting standards. In addition to industrial composting, the product has also reached the TŰV Austria OK Compost Home standard required. This means that these films are suitable for home/backyard composting; once the caramels have been eaten by the consumer, the wrappers can simply be discarded into the home compost bin.

With its inherent natural dead-fold properties, NatureFlex is the perfect twist wrap for confectionery items: perfect wraps can be achieved every time. In addition, the exceptional optical clarity of NatureFlex means that the full glossy appearance of the tasty caramels can be fully appreciated by the consumer, offering mouth-watering shelf appeal.

Le Bon Garcon Founder Justin Chao, claims that, Oprah’s Favourite Things list declared, “our sweets so good that they’re ‘…hard to give away!’”. He adds, “Futamura’s NatureFlex is the best of both worlds. My caramels look great, and my customers can rest assured that my sweets are wrapped sustainably in compostable cellulose film.”

Le Bon Garcon caramels are available at Whole Foods in Southern California or online at Lebongarcon.com or Food52.

Related articles

Elevate your next innovation with Coatings & Fillings

Elevate your next innovation with Coatings & FillingsJoin us on March 25, – 10:00 EST/15:00 GMT/16:00 CET More than ever, consumers are looking for treats that overwhelm all their senses with exciting colors, delightful flavors, surprising textures, as well as products that fit in their healthy lifestyle. Coatings & fillings are key ingredients for innovations to

GEA: Using IO-Link for T.VIS® to access real-time data

GEA IO-LINK FOR T.VIS® TO ACCESS REAL-TIME DATA

Real-time diagnostics of data or direct access to sensor data specifically during valve setup and maintenance improves control, accelerates product changes, can anticipate problems before they escalate, calculates plant effectiveness, identifies performance trends, and optimizes maintenance schedules. The comprehensive T.VIS® Control Top program for GEA valves provides customers in the food, dairy and beverage industries with