What is a PPP producer?

A PPP producer is an entity that supplies materials ordinarily used for the protection, containment, handling, delivery, presentation or transportation of a commodity or product. These items include, aluminum foil, metal trays, plastic film, plastic wrap, food containers, wrapping paper, paper bags, beverage cups, plastic bags, cardboard boxes, and envelopes. 

Product packaging can be added at any stage of the production, distribution, and supply of the product. A person adds packaging to a product if they:

  • make the packaging available for another person to add the packaging to the product.
  • cause another person to add the packaging to a product.
  • combine the product and the packaging.