A special paperboard works as an eco-barrier like the plastic film – MetsäBoard

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Newly introduced MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB has an average barrier against moisture and oil, which gives it especially fit for food and foodservice packaging. Moreover, it is eco-barrier board and also plastic-free, it does not expect a plastic parting process doing it easy and cost-efficient to recycle.

The world is looking for more sustainable options to plastic packaging, with easy recyclability. 

To meet that requirement Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is introducing a new plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard. It can recycle in paper or paperboard waste process according to local recycling systems.

MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB purely made of fresh fibers sourced from sustainably handled Northern European forests. This paperboard – MetsäBoard is reliable for direct food contact and is free from optical brighteners (OBA free) and fluorochemicals. Now, it is available both with PEFC™ or with FSC© certification. 

As it is inherently easy to recycle, MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB is lower in weight. It will help in the reduction of carbon footprint completely the whole chain.

“Packaging is a requirement – for food distribution and safety – as well as avoiding food waste. Paperboard packaging formed from renewable materials is a sustainable option. And with further development of the barrier properties of the paperboard. Now can able to provide to a higher quantity of applications. So, this latest plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard gives many exciting opportunities for food and foodservice packaging, ” says Katja Tuomola, Business Development Director, Metsä Board.


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