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Manufacturer of reusable containers intended to replace single-use packaging.


Sykell is a reusable packaging system provider for the food industry. They have created a solution that is convenient for consumers and efficient for supermarkets while significantly reducing single-use plastic waste.

What sets Sykell apart from other reusable packaging systems is its compatibility with existing reverse vending machines in supermarkets, making it convenient for customers to return their used reusable packaging. Additionally, this compatibility means that supermarkets don't need to invest in new hardware, making the system much more cost-effective and efficient. As a result, there are more than 3,500 supermarkets already using Sykell.

Sykell's innovative and significant concept and development lies in its ability to seamlessly integrate into existing infrastructure, making it an easy and cost-effective solution for both consumers and supermarkets. By providing a complete circular economy solution, Sykell reduces plastic waste and creates a sustainable business model that benefits both the environment and the economy.


Michael Kappler

Co-Founder & CEO

Davide Mazzanti

Co-Founder & CEO


Sykell is a German-based company that provides the infrastructure and operating system to make reusable packaging as easy and convenient as single-use packaging (i.e., no waste, higher quality packaging, impact tracking) with no disruption to the consumer. Sykell has a packaging-as-a-service model, taking advantage of the developed deposit infrastructure in Germany.

They enable the retail & food industry to shift from disposable to reusable packaging and towards a more circular economy.