Papyrus Australia unveils 100% banana food packaging products
Papyrus Australia, an agricultural waste fibre technology company, said that its leased moulded fibre packaging facility in Egypt has produced 100% banana fibre clam shell moulded product.
With the achievement of the milestone at its packaging facility in Sharqiah, Papyrus Australia claims to be in a position to produce 6,300 clam shells per hour.
The company plans to provide the samples to potential clients, including those who are looking to set up a banana fibre food packaging products facility.
Papyrus Australia said that it will supply any surplus output of banana fibre clam shell moulded products under an offtake agreement to the Halim family operation Al Ahram for replacing plastic food packaging. Furthermore, the Australian company intends to wrap up negotiations with the Halim family business Al Ahram to help the latter build its own banana fibre food packaging products facility.
Ramy Abraham Azer — Papyrus Australia Managing Director said: “This production proves the capabilities of the Company’s technology utilising banana tree waste to manufacture an array of environmentally superior products – ranging from Veneer, Musa liquid fertiliser and Moulded fibre products with a zero-waste process.”