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publicado em 04/04/2022 10:47

Ibema and Café Jurerê create one of the first compostable drip bags in the world

Ibema and Café Jurerê create one of the first compostable drip bags in the world Individual coffee, fresh and without harming the environment. All this in a unique Café Jurerê product, made with Ibema paperboard. The drip bag system, which was among the three best initiatives in the 2021 Prêmio Nacional de Inovação, is the result of y

“Our focus was to adapt the existing filter in the international market, but in a 100% compostable solution. The difficulty was finding a raw material that would meet the compostability requirement. Until, at the end of 2018, we found Ibema”, recalls Micheli Poli Silva, president of Café Jurerê. “The partnership worked and the project evolved from the development, together with Ibema, of a specific material for the individual filter handle, which was perfectly suited to our needs”, he explains.


According to Ibema, the composition of the filter is unprecedented in the world, this being the first drip bag filter capable of meeting the international requirements of the EN 13432, ASTM D6400-19 standard, regarding sustainability. In addition, the product does not release toxic substances in contact with the hot liquid.


“Our paperboard guaranteed the necessary structure for the handles to support the filter in the container in which the beverage will be tasted, be it a mug, glass or pitcher”, explains Diego Gracia, Strategy and Marketing manager at Ibema.

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