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BASF and Seattle Mariners Partner in Compostable Snack Packaging Initiative

7:10 PM MDT | September 4, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

BASF said today that it will partner with Major League Baseball, the Seattle Mariners to debut prototype packaging of peanuts using its advanced biopolymer technology.  The first 10,000 fans to arrive at Safeco Field to see the Seattle Mariners take on the Boston Red Sox will receive a free bag of peanuts in a 100% compostable snack bag.   “Flexible packaging with this BASF technology is a big step forward for the snack food industry,” says Kimberley Schiltz, market development manager/consumer packaging at BASF. “It means that popular...

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