Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches sustainable and safe specialty line of confectionary papers

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches sustainable and safe specialty line of confectionary papers

February 19, 2020 - 03:32
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HELSINKI, Feb. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö has launched its enhanced line of sustainable and safe specialty papers geared towards the confectionary market, known as Delicitera Confectionary Papers.

With its impactful shelf presence and renewable properties, Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Delicitera Confectionery Papers drive food packaging differentiation in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. Customized solutions are created for customers by combining an array of visual, functional and sustainable benefits.

“Our confectionary papers are made of responsibly-sourced natural fibers, are safe for direct food contact, and really provide customers unique solutions to help them meet their sustainability goals,” explained Jeff Murphy, Vice President of Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Food Packaging Solutions Business Unit. “We have recently broadened our portfolio to include transparent papers and papers for applications requiring great print quality, allowing brand owners even more inventive options to consider if they are looking to reduce their use of plastic and enhance the overall customer experience.”

Additions to the Delicitera portfolio include Cristal transparent papers, Rocalonde twisting papers, and Gerstar papers for glossy print applications.  Ahlstrom-Munksjö manufactures many specialty papers dedicated to sustainable food packaging. End-uses include bakery, fast food, cheese, sweets, microwave popcorn, fruits and vegetables, pet food, and more.

“We truly collaborate with package designers, converters, and brand owners to produce innovative and sustainable packaging systems that satisfy any unique requirements, with the ultimate goal of delivering enhanced performance while streamlining your manufacturing processes,” Murphy said.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö in brief

Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers. Our mission is to expand the role of fiber-based solutions for sustainable everyday life. Our offering include filter materials, release liners, food and beverage processing materials, decor papers, abrasive and tape backings, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics as well as a range of specialty papers for industrial and consumer end-uses. Our annual net sales is about EUR 3 billion and we employ some 8,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm.