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Braskem to supply Tetra Pak with biosourced LDPE for packaging in Brazil

2:15 PM MDT | June 26, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Tetra Pak (Pully, Switzerland), a packaging company, plans to sign an agreement with Braskem, for the supply of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) made from sugar cane to Tetra Pak's packaging material factories in Brazil, Tetra Pak announced today. This initiative will be limited to Brazil for the duration of a trial period that is scheduled to start during the first quarter of 2014. "The new biobased LDPE is as inert, resistant, and recyclable as the polyethylene made from fossil sources but contributes to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by...

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