The bio coating is based on renewable resources and adapted for organic recovery through composting or anaerobic digestion. Combined with a selected number of Invercote grades, the material is suitable for packaging applications where biodegradability is desired.
Both the baseboard and the coating conforms to the European Norm regarding compostability, EN 13432. The product also works well in existing packaging recycling systems.
Read more: The Swedish retail chain Coop, selected the paperboard material Invercote Bio, a virgin-fibre-based board coated with bioplastic that makes the packaging compostable.
The Bio coating gives:
- Heat sealing
- Fat barrier
- Liquid water barrier from the inside
- Neutral from a taint and odour perspective
The reverse side has a glossy finish for improved surface and barrier characteristics.
Typical end use areas
One-side coated Bio
- Ice cream
- Vegetables (packed pre-frozen)
- Chilled food/fast food