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Tea industry suppliers defend the publicly maligned tea bag following widespread media coverage of a research paper that revealed heat-sealed pyramid bags made of nylon and PET release billions of nanoplastic particles during a five-minute steep. Read more

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After decades of going it alone, coffee and tea companies are working together to achieve sustainable solutions for the most vexing challenges in product packaging Read more

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Coffee bag and degassing valve producers, like others in the broader packaging industry, are making moves to deliver sustainable products for their roasting customers and, most importantly, for consumer demand. Read more

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Test results of a long-term study confirm that certified compostable coffee pods break down in the Toronto’s green bin food waste process. Read more

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Korean-based Coreshtech Co. produces a range of industrial mesh products including biodegradable teabag and coffee filter material as well as machines used to form, fill, seal, and pack tea. Read more

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Kentucky Fried Chicken is a global pioneer in edible cutlery introducing a takeaway cup in 2015 and more recently edible ‘Rice Bowlz’ made of tortilla that you can snack on after you finish dinner. Read more

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Fully recyclable and compostable cups are the symbolic next-generation solution to single-use beverage waste. Read more

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Biodegradable packaging and filter materials were a prominent theme at this year’s COTECA exhibition in Hamburg, with well over a dozen companies showcasing their respective products. But Futamura UK certainly stood out. Read more

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Scotland’s Rocket Monkey Coffee Roastery delivers wholesale coffee in re-sealable, reusable tins. Read more

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Evoware packaging film is created with a non-chemical process. The film has a two-year shelf life, even without preservatives, is nutritious with high fiber and essential vitamins. Read more

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Home and office delivery of coffee and tea is experiencing unprecedented demand – which brings single-use packaging to the forefront for consumers who want convenience and environmentally responsible containers. Read more

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OHKI is a leading Japanese manufacturer of environmentally conscious filter materials. The company uses plant-based materials and embraces a manufacturing philosophy that it calls “sustico” a combination of the words “sustainable” and “ecology.” Read more

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Alliant Coffee Solutions, office product provider for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CBTL), is producing sustainable packaging for CBTL’s soft coffee pods. Read more

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Plastic single-use capsules are not easily recycled, not marine compostable, and definitely not yet green. Read more

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There’s been a movement towards more sustainable solutions across the Single-serve capsules category. Read more

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Boyd's Coffee Company recently launched the first certifiable 100% compostable, single-serve coffee pod available to coffee-centric consumers shopping in West Coast grocery stores. Read more

Coffee Report

Ahlstrom will supply two top European coffee houses with fully compostable infusion materials for single-serve capsule lids. Read more

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During the roasting process coffee beans expand shedding a protective skin that is discarded as chaff. Over the years chaff has been used by farmers and gardening centers but it is essentially waste that must be removed from the facility. Read more

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