Palm Fibre trays for Wal-Mart’s fresh produce
The packaging – used for organic kiwi fruit and tomatoes – is a moulded, food approved, palm fibre tray, wrapped in cellulose-based NatureFlex film from Innovia Films and labelled with a compostable, pressure sensitive paper label from Reynders, Belgium.
The tray is made from a renewable source: palm fibre from long-established palm oil plantations in West Malaysia. This agricultural biomass waste, which occurs when the oil from the palm fruit is pressed, was always burned or taken to a landfill.
The tray and film degrade within 90 days, meeting the ASTM D6400 standard. The tray is not printed, but is ………. continue reading with more about:
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