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Plastic-free crisp pack developed

19 March 2018

Futamura has collaborated with packaging manufacturer, Bio4Pack, to create a plastic-free compostable crisp pack for German organic crisps producer, myCHIPSBOX. 

The sustainable pack consists of NatureFlex film made from renewable and responsibly sourced wood pulp, which is then printed and laminated to a layer of metalised PLA.

The bio-based, compostable and plastic-free pack is an environmentally responsible packaging choice with good barrier properties.

Andy Sweetman, sales and marketing manager at Futuamura, said: “This is a great application and an excellent example of how conventional plastics can be replaced by bio materials for a more sustainable packaging choice. NatureFlex is an ideal laminate film because it is an excellent barrier to moisture, gases and mineral oils.”

The organic crisp brand, myCHIPSBOX, launched its new sustainable packaging concept at the German ISM tradeshow early in 2018 and received the ISM Packaging award.

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