Actual and future possibilities for 1-way paper and paperboard food packages

27 October 2014

Researchers at Ghent University in Belgium analysed published results of 1-way food packaging. They found that many interesting developments are already known for the manufacturing of cellulose-based products, such as microfibrillated celluloses (MFC’s) or modified celluloses, usable in the paper packaging industry. Paper and paperboard in combination with Green-PE, MFC’s and PHAs (polyhydroxyalkanoates) seems to be the most promising solution for the packaging industry in the near future and the development of the thermoplastic modified celluloses for the next future. An article about the research is published in the Journal of Materials Science Research.
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