21 May 2021
BFTT SMEs in The New York Times
The New York Times has recently published an article on bio-based natural materials that use food waste as a production source.
Two of the companies funded as part of the BFTT SME Programme were prominently featured. They are:
Ananas Anam (Piñatex®) “One of the best known fruit-based fabric alternatives is Pinatex, a leather made from the cellulose fibers of pineapple leaves. Popular thanks to its low cost, suppleness and durability”.
Chip[s] Board (Parblex®) “McCain Foods, which markets itself as the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen potatoes, provides the raw materials for the bioplastics company known as Chip[s] Board, which in 2019 created Parblex from spud waste.“