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Swedish company sources biobased PE from Brazil [Registered]

CKB packaging board from Stora Enso Skoghall Mill in Sweden is now available with a biobased polyethylene coating made from cane sugar. The first consumer products that will be available in packages coated with the new laminate are fish gratin products of the Norwegian fish and seafood company Domstein ASA, manufactured in Kungshamn, Sweden. Polyethylene (PE) is the most widely used type of plastic in the world, used extensively as a humidity or grease barrier of packaging boards. The bio-based PE used for coating the CKB board is supplied by the Brazilian company Braskem.…

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