The Ecoterah multi-layer pouches and bags for petfood can contain several paper layers, a water-based adhesive and a biopolymer sealant. The inner film is made with an earth-friendly alternative to petrochemical-based films, and the carbon-neutral biopolymer is made with 100 percent annually renewable plant resources, according to the company.
The certification assures that the Ecoterah packaging products meet American Society for Testing and Materials D6868 and D6400 compostability standards. The Biodegradable Products Institute promotes the use and recycling of biodegradable polymeric materials via composting, and certification is awarded after third-party laboratory testing.
While cat trends continue, the pandemic has added to overall slow-growth treatment of the cat food market.
Premiumization and humanization, as well as automation, fueled continued operation growth in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.