Brought together by a keen sense of social and environmental responsibility, Favini, the innovative Italian paper manufacturer, and Barilla, one of Italy’s largest players in the food industry, have created Cartacrusca (Italian for ‘paper from bran’), the first paper to be made from bran residues that can no longer be used for human consumption.
Designed especially for luxury end-uses, Carta Allura cartonboard from Metsä Board is said to provide exceptional smoothness making it suitable for foil lamination, hot foil stamping, high-gloss varnish, and other special effects.
Suitable for various food wrap applications in direct contact with warm food products such as hamburgers and sandwiches,
Advantage Barrier Wrap from Mondi Kraft Paper is certified for composting and biodegradation, and offers a moisture and water vapor barrier on the paper.
Scotts Miracle-Gro introduces the Gro-Ables Seed Pod, which offers consumers a foolproof way to grow their own herbs and produce from seeds. Seeds, along with fertilizer, are contained in a ‘pod’ made from compostable materials that can be planted directly in the ground and turns to compost by the following growing season.