Biodegradable Collation Shrink Films for Microbreweries
12th June 2018
Microbreweries have become increasingly popular over recent years with purveyors and connoisseurs of real ales demanding higher quality natural ales brewed in the old fashioned, handcrafted manner.
We were approached by one of our customers who brewed real ales using traditional methods with natural organic hops, malt and spring water, to see if we could further enhance their brand and ethos by using biodegradable Collation Shrink Films for their packaging.
Our biodegradable shrink films and packaging films are manufactured using high clarity virgin grade polymers, producing either clear or coloured opaque films to suit our customers’ brand and identity. The shrink film offers high yield, strength and performance, and being recyclable, is perfect for the standards and demands within the food and drink industry.
Working with our customer’s marketing team, we looked to enhance their offering and developed a film that had the necessary shrink ratios and clarity requirements to satisfy their manufacturing demands, and developed a high-performance film that exceeded their expectations. And above all, it was biodegradable.
Environmentally friendly biodegradable shrink films
Biodegradable films break down under certain conditions of exposure to sunlight, moisture and oxygen. They can help contribute to a greener and more environmentally friendly world, reducing CO2 omissions and having a positive impact on carbon footprint.
We are committed to ensuring that all our films are environmentally friendly and have gone the extra mile to ensure this happens by applying for and retaining the prestigious Environmental Assurance accreditation, ISO 14001:2015. This gives our customers confidence when purchasing essential packaging films from us that there is total consistency and reliability throughout the supply chain.
Polythene films and packaging for the food and drink industry
Using polythene films for packaging can be seen as controversial in this day and age, especially given the recent publicity surrounding plastics in our oceans, but we wanted to reassure our customers and followers that all our films are 100% recyclable, meaning that the films can be reprocessed and extruded back in to new films for resale.
We produce a wide range of films for the drinks and beverage industry, including collation shrink film, shrink films, shrink pallet covers, top sheets and base sheets. Take a look at our applications here for a method that suits you.
Not only do we take the environment seriously, we also ensure that we have our customers’ best interests at the heart of what we do by ensuring that we meet their needs in terms of delivery and timescales.
We’ve been in the polythene film manufacturing industry for over 25 years and have built upon a formula that works. Whether you’re looking for food liners or covers, LDPE films, Embossed films, Non-Fusion Pallet Covers or Shrink films, we have an environmentally friendly packaging solution to meet your business’ requirements.
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