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NNFCC News Review: Biobased Products Issue 126, September 2022

Category: biobased
Published: 08/09/2022
Author: NNFCC
Each month we review the latest news and select key announcements and commentary from across the biobased products sector.

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Everyone knows the issues with plastic production and disposal, with the fact that the majority of widely used plastics are made from fossil resources being one of them. However, plastics like polyethylene terephthalate, commonly known as PET and derived from fossil resources, are well-suited for their applications – PET is strong, rigid and has good barrier properties – making it a good material for drinks containers. Drop-in replacements are those designed to be similar enough in properties to seamlessly integrate into these systems, while offering improvements in sustainability. Polyethylene furanote, commonly known as PEF...

Other News this Month Includes:    


  • Atlapac and TIPA partner to produce fully compostable packaging for retail
  • LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics Houses signs agreement with Avantium for use of PEF in cosmetics packaging
  • More...

Research & Development

  • Biobased flame retardants to polymers: A review
  • Toray invents 100% biobased adipic acid from inedible biomass sugars, for scale up to nylon 66
  • More...


  • BMW Group backs sustainable packaging in its logistics
  • Continental relies on bio-attributed PVC BIOVYN™ for technical and decorative surface materials
  • More...


  • Cepa Química supplies Unilever with the world’s first renewable LAS surfactant

Consumer Products

  • INEOS launches new bio-attributed ethylene oxide
  • Parkside collaborates with Iceland on worlds-first recyclable paper pack for frozen food
  • More... 


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