AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ BIOWEB®

Ahlstrom-Munksjö BioWeb® is the industry’s first spun bond web produced from a renewable biopolymer, poly lactic acid (PLA). BioWeb® is renewable, compostable, and biodegradable and will revolutionize the way that you market your tea.


WHY CHOOSE AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ BIOWEB®?


DIFFERENTIATION

  • BioWeb® filter’s unique non-woven web is visually different to wet laid products, creating a clear differentiation from other product offerings

TASTE

  • Get more taste out of your tea products thanks to BioWeb® filters’ outstanding infusion and taste neutrality

TRANSPARENT

  • BioWeb® filters’ high transparency allows to showcase premium teas and infusions

FEEL

  • Silky to the touch, BioWeb® feels like a high-quality textile

SUSTAINABILITY CREDENTIALS

  • Based on 100% renewable raw materials
  • Biodegradable and certified compostable by DIN CERTCO
  • Plastic free*

CONVERSION

  • High output: designed for high conversion speed on heat-seal and ultrasonic machines


Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Fiber+

Nowadays there is a lot of attention on plastics in packaging and the effects is has on the environment ultimately, our health. The ‘Plastic Free’ movement is gaining traction with consumers as well as with retailers and even governments. In the world of tea bag materials, some brands have been pressured to switch to plastic free materials by their consumers. (find more information on our sustainability page)

  • This new product range offers a plastic free*, certified compostable version of our traditional heat sealable Infuse range combining high performance with special focus on reducing the environmental impact at end of life
  • The Fiber+ technology consists in replacing the plastic by PLA, a material that has the same properties but is renewable, biodegradable and compostable after use
  • These filters have been specifically designed to perform at the same high level as traditional heat-seal material but with the advantage of meeting regulatory requirements for composting industrially
  • In terms of environmental credentials, Fiber+ is certified compostable by TÜV Austria with the OK Compost Industrial label (as our customer, it is possible to get the same label with a fast tracked process)
  • Fiber+ end of life: Consumer can responsibly dispose of Fiber+ teabags in their local council food bin or organic waste collection which are essentially industrial compost facilities

Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Unbleached products

  • Unbleached fibers use fewer chemicals in the process of fiber production and provide a natural look to your tea bags
  • Ideal for a natural product range or brand, this product range is made using 100% virgin unbleached fibers combining superior infusion performances with a more organic, earthy appeal
  • Available in Heat sealable and non heat sealable
*Oil-based plastic. PLA is a bioplastic which is classified as plastic free