MINAS GERAIS, Brazil, June 2, 2016 (Press Release) -Klabin, Brazil's largest paper producer and exporter and the leading manufacturer of paper and board for packaging, corrugated board packaging and industrial bags, presents its solution for specialty coffees at the “Dia de Campo” event organized by Procafé Foundation at Fazenda Experimental de Varginha in the state of Minas Gerais.
Being a member of Brazil Specialty Coffee Association (BSCA), the event sponsor, Klabin has the opportunity to showcase its paper bags for green coffee beans. The new packaging is made from high-strength extensible paper and can be printed upon in up to eight colors. The bags have a storage capacity of 30 kilograms, provide high barrier and protection against light and come with the "Easy Open" system, which makes it easier for consumers to open and store the product. These innovations help to ensure product safety and quality, while preserving the original characteristics of coffee.
The event, targeted at coffee producers and technical experts, features practical field demonstrations and a lecture on the outlook for Brazilian agriculture in the coming years. To participate, take one kilo of non-perishable food to the event and register directly at the venue.
Date: until June 2, 2016
Time: From 8:00 a.m.
Admission: one kilo of non-perishable food
Venue: Fazenda Experimental de Varginha – Minas Gerais
Klabin is Brazil's largest paper producer and exporter and the leading manufacturer of paper and board for packaging, corrugated board packaging, industrial bags and timber in logs. Founded in 1899, it has 15 industrial units in Brazil and one in Argentina. Klabin is organized into four business units: Forestry, Pulp, Paper (paperboard, kraft paper and recycled) and Packaging (corrugated board and industrial bags).
Management of the company is entirely oriented towards sustainable development, in the pursuit of integrated and responsible growth that combines profitability, social development and a commitment to the environment. Klabin has been included in the Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE) of the São Paulo Stock Exchange (BM&FBovespa) since 2014. It is also a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact and the Brazilian Pact to Eradicate Slave Labor, and seeks suppliers and business partners that adopt the same values of ethics, transparency and respect for the principles of sustainability.