PMMI Podcast

Episode #73 - Sustainability Secrets from Tetra Pak & Compass Group USA

Guests: Angela Peterson, Communications Manager, Tetra Pak and Marissa Golison, Director of Sustainability, Compass Group USA

In part one of a two-part unPACKed with PMMI series, one of the world’s largest packaging and processing companies joins one of the leading foodservice and support services companies to describe the real-world influence of sustainability on today’s consumers. Together, Tetra Pak’s US and Canadian communications manager, Angela Peterson, and the Compass Group USA’s director of sustainability, Marissa Golison, break down how brands develop on-pack messaging that appeals to consumers. 

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Angela Peterson

Angela Peterson

Angela Peterson is the U.S. and Canada Communications Manager for Tetra Pak. In her current role, she contributes to all areas of the company’s corporate communications strategy, with primary focus areas in sustainability communications and employee engagement.

 Angela’s career in communications spans nearly twenty years. Prior to joining Tetra Pak in 2018, she worked in both the healthcare and financial sectors. Angela holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Tulsa.


Marissa Golison

Marissa Golison

Marissa Golison is the Director of Sustainability for Compass Group USA. Prior to Compass Group, Marissa tackled plastic pollution through policy with the consumer-packaged goods industry as the Director of Packaging & Sustainability for the Consumer Brands Association. While at Consumer Brands, she co-led a cross industry coalition on food waste through the Food Waste Reduction Alliance.

Marissa’s dedication to sustainability in business comes from growing up as a sailor off the coast of Long Beach where she saw the impacts of pollution and waste on the ocean. She went on to study environmental economics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and committed herself to a career in furthering circular economy principles.