Is there alimentary kraft paper?
We have seen an increase in demand for kraft paper in the food
industry, but ultimately "What is Kraft Paper?"
It is never too much to explain that kraft is the result of the mixture
of several types of cellulose fibers that are obtained in the pulp of
wood called “softwood”, and because it contains all the varied mixture
of fibers, kraft becomes resistant, maintaining its rustic appearance,
its peculiar texture and flexibility.
It is important to say that the cellulose used in kraft does not
contain bleaching processes, and is therefore recognised for its natural
In terms of the technical manufacturing process, kraft paper by itself
is not able to be in direct contact with food, so our customer's big
question arises, "Is there alimentary kraft paper?"
FOOD PAPER PORTUGAL researched extensively to produce
a kraft paper that would be in contact with food and still be able to be
personalised. It was an intense process, but after a lot of work we managed
to develop our printed alimentary kraft paper with sustainable,
biodegradable, recyclable and Eco Friendly properties.
What is printed alimentary kraft paper used for?
This paper has great versatility, depending on the chosen grammage,
but it is totally suitable for direct contact with food - from wrapping
Hamburgers to the manufacture of food packaging product and boxes.