Twin Rivers Advances Non-Fluorinated Packaging Papers with Acadia EcoBarrier® Reformulation
As market demand for fluorochemical-free, oil and grease resistant (OGR) food packaging substrates increases, Twin Rivers Paper Company advanced the category with the reformulation of its EcoBarrier product line. This high-barrier, next-generation paper delivers performance and choice to converters and brand owners for demanding fast food, quick-serve, and fast-casual food applications. Enhanced EcoBarrier delivers market-leading grease resistance and printability, critical characteristics for food packaging applications including burger wraps, basket liners, French fry and hashbrown pouches, cookie bags, and microwave food bags. EcoBarrier is fluorochemical-free, meets FDA requirements for direct food contact, and provides hallmark converting performance, including gluing, folding, and laminating. This grease-resistant paper is available in a basis weight range of 18 – 30 lb. /29 – 49 gsm (24 x 36/500). Additionally, it is 100% recyclable, biodegradable, and plastic-free, making it a sustainable substrate choice for food packagers.