Sealed Air, Ecovative JV bio packaging materials

Sealed Air, Ecovative JV for bio packaging materials

8:47 PM, 26th January 2012
Sealed Air, Ecovative JV for bio packaging materials

SADDLE BROOK, US/ GREEN ISLAND, US: Sealed Air Corporation and Ecovative Design LLC announced that they will work together to accelerate the production, sales and distribution of Ecovative’s EcoCradle mushroom packaging, a new technology for environmental responsible packaging materials made from agricultural byproducts and mycelium (mushroom roots). EcoCradle mushroom packaging is a cost-effective and home compostable product that is made from renewable, non-food agriculture materials.

“This entrepreneurial team has created fundamental material technology, using the unique properties of mycelium, to provide solutions to packaging, as well as other applications. Coupling Ecovative’s technology with Sealed Air’s packaging knowledge and infrastructure will allow us to accelerate this innovation to meet our customers’ needs,” said Ryan Flanagan, President, Protective Packaging Business, Sealed Air.

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