Biodegradable food trays and molding materials

Biodegradable food trays and molding materials

Biodegradable food trays and molding materials
Ahlstrom-Munksjö NatureMold™ is a Genuine Vegetable Parchment based molding material for environmentally friendly food packaging and bake-and-serve applications.
  • Performance: High temperature resistance , Grease resistance , High internal bond , No loose fibers 
  • Green: biodegradable, certified home compostable, low carbon footprint 
  • Differentiation: FDA/BfR approved colors , ink free patterning, branding & security

Ahlstrom-Munksjö NatureMold™ is a sustainable molding material which has many benefits:

  • It is made from renewable raw materials and is biodegradable and compostable according EN 13432 and OK Compost HOME standards (TÜV Austria)
  • By design Genuine Vegetable Parchment provides excellent grease resistance and outstanding wet strength.
  • For extra release, a coating is possible.
  • This versatile material works all the way the from food production line to industrial freezers, and from home freezer to oven or microwave to the end-consumer’s table.
  • Ahlstrom-Munksjö NatureMold™ has a wide recommended utilization temperature range: from -40˚C/F to 220˚C/428˚F

Ahlstrom-Munksjö NatureMold™ has two variants: Classic and Doublet

  • Classic, which is made out of 100% Genuine Vegetable Parchment (GVP), is flexible and strong and is most suitable for bakery applications (up to 150 GSM in one layer)
  • Doublet is a laminated paperboard and GVP structure, suitable for thermoforming food trays and containers for ready-meals, pizza, bake-and-serve trays and service counter/deli/takeaway applications

Both variants offer flexible re-heating properties: whether in a traditional oven for up to 2 hours at 220˚C, the microwave or cooking ovens, Ahlstrom-Munksjö NatureMold™ is built for convenience.

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