Here's how a Saco startup is making single-use food containers from wood fiber

A Tanbark-manufactured container is held by Meaghan Dillon, VP of Marketing for Luke's Lobster, during Tanbark's launch event on Oct. 11, 2023. - Tom Adamowicz / Norde Creative

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A new sustainable packaging manufacturer began production in Maine this week. Tanbark's molded fiber material — which uses ingredients taken from pulp mills — could offer the restaurant industry an alternative to single-use packaging.

Tanbark's newly opened facility in Saco currently has two machines producing its molded fiber packaging material.


Source: Maine Public


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