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3BSolstar introduces food packaging technology using beet pulp [Registered]

A British company, 3BSolstar, recently announced that it has developed a process to produce commercial quality food trays and punnets from beet pulp fibre. BeetaPac the trade mark name for the sugar beet packaging fibre, is a natural material certified food safe, for direct packaging for human foodstuffs 3BSolstar‘s has secured a patent for the technology. This is available for licensing. Soon as it builds a factory to produce trays on commercial scale, it will be sourcing beet pulp from British Sugar. Speaking about the suitability of the trays for direct food contact, Eddie Dickens, commercial director, 3BSolstar was quoted…

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