Gin Brand’s Hospitality Recycling Programme

Kiwi gin company, Strange Nature, has created a hospitality recycling programme for its customers. Hospitality partners can have their empty bottles of gin collected by the company, returned to the bottling line in Marlborough, washed, refilled and sent back out to bars and restaurants. 

“Strange Nature has always had an ethos of sustainability and traceability, paying homage to our origins and offering environmentally conscious consumers a product that shares their values,” said Rhys Julian, General Manager of Strange Nature Distillery.

Rhys Julian

“Our hospitality recycling program is one of the steps we’re taking to ensure we live up to Strange Nature’s intention to minimise environmental impact. We want to make it easier for our on-premise customers to make sustainable decisions for their businesses and their customers. We know we’re not perfect in our practices, but we’re committed to the journey and continuous improvement, and early feedback from our customers is positive about the steps we’re taking.”

Strange Nature gin is a delectable by-product of zero percent sauvignon Blanc and uses innovative spinning cone technology. Since its launch, the company has already received international accolades, including the 2022 - Innovation Award at the New Zealand Spirit Awards, the 2022 - Gold Medal at the international Gin Masters Competition in London and the 2022 - Special commendation for design and packaging at The Drinks Business Awards in London.