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Article | July 15, 2014
Mondi: Food-safe, uncoated, wood-free board
Suitable for paper packaging such as folding boxes and shopping bags, YBBS premium board from Mondi is a new, uncoated wood-free packaging solution that is said to fulfil the highest environmental and food safety standards, with board grades ranging from high white to ivory, or colored boards to cupstock.
All grades are ISEGA certified to comply with the BfR XXXVI regulation on direct food contact safety. YBBS board also features a unified color and print reproduction with two-sided printing.
The new portfolio includes YBBS premium white board, YBBS premium ivory board, YBBS premium colored board and YBBS premium cupstock board.
YBBS premium white board is an uncoated virgin fibre wood-free board featuring a CIE whiteness of up to 170, unique haptics, and a strong environmental profile. Its uncoated natural touch and feel makes it suitable for high value folding boxes and shopping bags.
Free from optical brightening agents (OBA) and produced totally chlorine free (TCF), the YBBS premium ivory board has a natural look and feel, and a strong environmental profile making it suitable for packaging both foodstuffs and non-food products, such as cosmetics or luxury goods.
YBBS premium colored board is available in 39 standard colors and additional customized colors upon request. This colored board enables the production of personalized packaging solutions. It features solid color saturation due to pulp coloring, even color distribution and no white edges, and is certified for toy suitability according to EN71-3 and food contact safety according to BfR XXXVI.
YBBS premium cupstock board is an uncoated 100% wood-free premium quality for hot and cold drinks as well as ice-cream cups, and is available as a natural uncoated or polycoated board. According to the edge wick parameter YBBS premium cupstock board offers a high level of resistance against liquid penetration in direct food contact and is therefore compatible with high-performance runability and converting speed.
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