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NatureWorks awarded first certified biobased product label for plastics by USDA [Registered]

The Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced on 1st April that NatureWorks is one of the first 11 companies approved to use USDA’s new product label on its certified bio-based IngeoTM products under the department’s BioPreferred program. The announcement was made at a bio-based product meeting held in Glenwillow, Ohio. NatureWorks’ Ingeo biopolymer, made from corn sugar, is certified by USDA as being 100% biobased. Ingeo is used in multiple industries and categories, including packaging, electronics, clothing, house wares, health and personal care, semi-durable products and the foodservice industry. More than 500 companies produce Ingeo based products, including such international…

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