Canadian Packaging

NatureWorks LLC

  • Corn plastic cost-competitive with petroleum-based products

    November 4, 2014 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    It even “sounds fresh”. Corn-based Evlon film from BI-AX gives Montreal’s Aristo Cuisine’s premium sandwiches a feel-good-sound-good wrapper that keeps food fresh and the planet green.

  • Clear thinking on new yogurt packaging

    December 29, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Environmental sustainability is nothing new for folks at the Londonberry, N.H.-based Stonyfield Farm, which has been producing organic, all-natural yogurt since 1983, but using bioplastic materials to package its popular, bestselling flagship brands—employing an Arcil form-fill-seal (F/F/S) packaging machine—may well be the the North American yogurt industry.

  • News General

    Ingeo cold-drink cups have smaller footprint than PP or PET

    December 20, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    A new lifecycle assessment conducted by PE Americas, a leading environmental sustainability consultancy, found that Ingeo bioplastic cold cups from NatureWorks LLC of Minnetonka, Minn, have a lower carbon footprint from sourcing through end of life in landfills than comparable cups made with either polypropylene (PP) or polyethylene terephthalate (PET).

  • Clear thinking on yogurt packaging

    November 10, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    New yogurt containers are made primarily from corn-based, Ingeo PLA (polylactic acid) polymers and are a replacement for the traditional petroleum-based polystyrene plastic.

  • Cargill Gets The Full Natureworks

    July 2, 2009 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Cargill has announced it will assume full ownership of NatureWorks LLC, as part of Teijin Limited’s general portfolio restructuring in response to the global economic downturn. Previously a 50-50 joint venture, NatureWorks is now an independent company wholly owned by

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