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 metallised PLA. The bio-based, compostable and plastic-free pack offers an environmentally responsible packaging choice with outstanding barrier properties.
Futamura sales and marketing manager, Andy Sweetman, 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 trade show in January and received the ISM Packaging award.
'We are very happy to introduce the first sustainable and plastic-free crisps packaging in the German market. This is a further milestone on our mission to provide a holistic premium organic offering,' said myCHIPSBOX founder, Erol Kaynak.