Packaging R&D and Innovations

Finns Create Alternative to Plastic Food Packaging

Finnish start-up Jospak creates a board-based tray packaging that contains 85% less plastic than regular plastic alternative.

The company’s innovation is a high-barrier board-based tray and a separate multi-layer barrier film hermetically sealed with lidding film, suitable for modified atmosphere packaging (MAP).

The consumer can peel away the inner film liner after use and dispose the materials in the dedicated waste streams or recycle.

This innovation was named as a winner of WorldStar 2019 Award.

Ms. Tarja Heikkilä, managing director of Jospak said

“Receiving the WorldStar Award means recognition for the hard work that we have done to come up with this product. We are positive that this award will make our packaging solutions more known for international markets”.

Jospak Oy was founded in 2014.

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