Biobased Materials

Family business Pereg Gourmet Company (Flushing, NY) makes kosher-certified foods that combine natural nutrition with international flavors. It recently launched Quinoa-Rice Couscous, a line of “superfood” grain...
The global plastic packaging market will continue its steady growth despite the recession’s impact on packaging demand, says a new report from Visiongain. Researchers expect the global plastic packaging market to reach...
The bio-based razor tray is composed of a proprietary blend of renewable plant fibers and is an example of how Be Green Packaging can produce custom bio-based packages to replace plastic clamshells. This specific package was...
Custom-printed color labels can be embedded with virtually any type of small seeds. The biodegradable labels are manufactured to be easily removed from packages for planting. Label Impressions Inc. www.labelimpressions....
Package designers and glass manufacturers are advancing both the form and function of glass packages. From strong, lightweight bottles to ergonomic features and more eco-friendly decorating techniques and blown-in...
Custom Cradle Package www.ibcshell.com Cradle packaging is custom-manufactured using corrugated board, solid bleached sulfate (SBS) laminate, and Mylar film. The carton pictured here needed an especially robust...
  The Coca-Cola Company announces multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three biotechnology companies to speed development of a 100% plant-based PET bottle. The multi-million dollar partnership agreements...
Terraskin pressure-sensitive labels are made from calcium carbonate and PE. The labels are produced without bleach, caustics, strong acids, or water. The company says that the tree-free substrate has half the carbon...
Made from 60% plant-derived substances, Mutoh’s MP ink contains no VOCs or heavy metals. Designed to be used with the company’s ValueJet 1608HS Hybrid printer, MP Ink is formulated to produce vivid prints that...
Harvested from the water off Ocean Cay, Bahamas, the plastic additive Oshenite is made from 97% calcium carbonate. When specified for injection molding, thermoforming or blown film applications, the additive lowers the...

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