Avantium, Danone partner to produce biobased PEF bottles


Biotechnology developer Avantium has partnered with drinks manufacturer Danone for the development of biobased bottles for Danone's global bottled water business.

An Avantium spokesperson told PlasticsToday the partnership with Danone forms another foundation of the company's commercialization strategy for producing its PEF (polyethylene furanoate) bottles for the packaging industry. This news comes a few months after Avantium announced its agreement with The Coca-Cola Co. to help produce a commercially viable 100% biobased bottle.
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