Paper straw solutions

Paper straw solutions

Renewable, biodegradable, fiber-based solution
Complies with direct-food contact regulations
A trouble-free process on high-speed converting machines
Good wet strength and gluing ability
Paper straw solutions
A biodegradable, renewable, fiber-based solution for paper straws, enabling the food industry to provide consumers with an alternative to single-use plastic straws

Ahlstrom-Munksjö's CelluStraw™ is a fiber-based solution made of renewable materials. It is specially designed to address emerging initiatives to phase out single-use plastic straws. Paper-based materials will enable key players of the food industry, such as fast-food chains, to demonstrate their high level of commitment to better protection of the environment, while continuing to offer a convenient drinking experience to consumers.

CelluStraw™ consists of specialty paper grades respectively developed for the inner and outer plies of paper straws.

Sustainable credentials

Renewable, biodegradable and safe for direct-food contact, CelluStraw™ is a fiber-based solution for paper straws offering a sustainable alternative to non-renewable materials. CelluStraw™ is made of virgin fibers sourced from responsibly managed forests. CelluStraw™ papers carry BPI Compostability certification. 

 

High-speed converting for straight and U-shaped straws

CelluStraw™ runs particularly well on high-speed converting machines. Its high wet strength and mechanical resistance deliver good product integrity, ensuring that paper straws remain in excellent condition once converted and will withstand liquids for a sufficient amount of time. 

The range encompasses Cellustraw™ for straight straws and CelluStraw™U for U-shaped straws.

This expanded offering provides the converting industry with an outstanding degree of folding flexibility, required by the U-shaped design straws used in aseptic beverage cartons.

A "Glocal" production approach

For the paper straw market, we operate on a global technology platform with sites located in Europe and the United States.

 

 

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This product and more participate in transitioning packaging ƒrom Plastic to Purpose.

Learn more about our philosophy and our webinars regarding the possibility of fiber-based solutions here

 

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