PLA market to reach $5.2bn by 2020

PLA in food packaging is a ‘big challenge’

By Jenny Eagle

The global Polylactic Acid (PLA) market is expected to reach $5.2bn by 2020, according to Allied Market Research (AMR), but the material still faces stiff competition from other products on the market such as PET and PVC and PE.

New hard cheese packaging

New hard cheese packaging

Hard cheese packed in new biopolymers which will give it an
extended shelf-life may be on the shelves in the near future.
Substituting fossil plastic materials by renewable biopolymers may
benefit the environment and at the same time...


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