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Compostable coffee bags make North American debut

Two North American coffee roasting companies have launched fully compostable coffee bags to support their eco-friendly commitments.
Compostable film wrap for Free Trade chocolates.
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Chocolate wrapped in compostable film

Alce Nero, an Italian consortium of organic producers and farmers, has chosen compostable material to wrap its range of Fair Trade chocolate.
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Fully compostable coffee pack launched

Canadian coffee roaster Pistol & Barnes offers its Fair Trade, organic Farmer First coffee brand in a compostable pack made of paper laminated to a wood pulp-based film.
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Easter egg candy packs are renewable, compostable

Canadian candy company selects cellulose-based film for its stand-up pouch packaging for competitive advantage with Easter treats.
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Compostable film for flower bulb pack

A consortium of three Dutch exporters are packaging their range of flower bulbs in a transparent, compostable, cellulose-based material called NatureFlex.
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Wrapping machine for caramels

A semiautomatic wrapping machine for ½-oz caramels is playing a key role in helping Kelly’s Karamels of Troy, MI, expand its range of distribution.
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New compostable snack bags are easier on the ears

Look out Frito-Lay! Boulder, CO-based snack food manufacturer Boulder Canyon Natural Foods may have cracked the compostable snack chip-package challenge.
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Biodegradable film for chocolate Melts

In the UK, Melts chocolate candies from Thorntons are wrapped in metallised, biodegradable NatureFlex™ NM film from Innovia.
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Compostable wrapper for chocolate supports company's eco-vision

Environmentally conscious coffee, tea, and chocolate company chooses earth-friendly packaging for its Fair Trade chocolate from Ecuador.
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Liquid Planet drinks in benefits of compostable tea packaging

Organic tea company launches its full-leaf tea sachets in film overwraps made from renewable materials.
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Biopolymer packs protect organic herbs and spices

Sonnentor in Austria selects compostable, cellulose-based material.
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Tea wrapped in compostable film

Metallized and suitable for home composting, this cellulose-based film is used by Twinings.
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Flexible films find gold in FPA awards

Vacuum skin packaging, gorgeous stand-up pouches, and a WHO winner with life-saving potential are among the highlights in this year’s FPA competition.
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Five ideas for sustainable design

There is no one right approach, but our cross-functional experts agree that any attempt requires homework and the need to extend a branding strategy rather than replace it.
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Jordans gains expertise in biopolymers

In 2007, Jordans, a leading cereal products company in the United Kingdom, announced the development of a new biodegradable bag for its organic products—a bag that is fully compostable in garden compost bins.
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Laminated cereal bag is fully compostable

Marking its 20th year, the DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation 2008 include a number of notable achievements in sustainable packaging.
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Organic cereals boast compostable, laminated bag

Jordan's in the U.K. uses bags that are certified as compostable.