With food packaging containing Expancel Microspheres, you'll be sure to avoid moisture absorption as well as shrinkage. Plus, we're very conscious about the importance of sustainability. Approved for use in wine corks by the US Food and Drug Administration, FDA, in paper packaging by Germany's food safety body, BfR, and in compliance with the European regulation 10/2011 for plastic packaging, we work closely with our customers to produce food packaging solutions that meet the necessary safety requirements.
If you have an idea in mind, our team of experts are always at hand to brainstorm new possibilities in food packaging applications. The boundless potential that our microspheres contain will help you unleash a range of benefits that are fitting for modern, cutting-edge and versatile packaging and sealing solutions for food products.
Packaging for foods and drinks is a vital activity where practicality and innovation are key. Expancel provides an outstanding alternative for food packaging, ensuring solutions with the highest levels of safety and consistency.
Sustainability is high on the agenda for the food packaging industry and recyclable materials such as paperboard are increasingly popular. Expancel is approved by the German food-safety authority BfR for use in paper packaging.
The high compressibility of Expancel Microspheres ensures resilient seals for food packaging that perform time and time again. No shrinkage, no water absorption. Expancel gives consistent results that you – and the end-consumer – can depend on.
|Product groups||Characteristics||Main applications|
|Expancel FG||Foodgrade. Dry. Unexpanded||Dry, unexpanded and as Masterbatch. Used in food packaging applications such as wine corks, cap seals, packaging and more.|
We have an R&D organization with the capabilities and expertise to maximize the benefits of Expancel Microspheres in your application.