Global Bioplastics Award ends in tie -- K Trade Fair

Global Bioplastics Award ends in tie


This year's Global Bioplastic Award, which, in keeping with tradition, was presented at the end of the first day of the annual European Bioplastics Conference by Bioplastics magazine's Michael Thielen, went, not to one, but to two finalists: according to the jury, the Swiss coffee company, Beanarella, and the German ice cream maker Zandonella finished with the exact same number of points.

The two winning companies had more in common than merely a name ending on -ella: both were recognized for what is essentially a bioplastics packaging application forming an integral part of the holistic approach taken by both companies to the product lifecycle.

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