Arrowhead Stadium Becomes First Professionals Sports Venue


The home place of the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League, the Arrowhead Stadium is set to become the first professional sports venue to offer pre-packed peanuts in compostable bags. Arrowhead Stadium is part of the Truman Sports Complex together with Kauffman Stadium. On November 26, the activity will be propelled at an amusement when compostable shelled nut packs will be sold all through general concessions and in-situate distributing. The aim of the initiative is to replace a larger number of bags of peanuts sold in the venue annually and additionally grow deals to different ranges of the Stadium.

The move will act an imperative part of the Extra Yard for the Environment program of the stadium with mean to idealize Arrowhead’s waste-redirection strategies. It makes a partnership between BASF, Aramark and Hampton Farms pitching sacks to donning scenes every year, playing an important role in the transformation of packaging in sports venues.

President of Aramark’s Sports and Entertainment division, Carl Mittleman said, “With peanuts being among the best-selling snack foods at sports events, the introduction of this compostable peanut bag is a potential game-changer”. Further, he added, the group is excited to drive an innovative solution that cut environmental impact and enhance the game-day experience.

The advancement procedure of activity required one and a half year where the three accomplices changed over all gatherings of the inventory network to convey a peanut bag. BASF worked with Missouri Organic Recycling to test bundling models and meet fertilizing the soil rules to make the first-of-its-kind industrially accessible peanut bag.