Degradable Paper Straws Have Become A Good Business.
According to foreign media reports, the Hoffmaster Group acquired paper straw manufacturer Aardvark Straws from Precision Products Group, the only company in the United States that produces paper straws.
Because of this acquisition, Hoffmaster will acquire the Aardvark brand and a paper straw manufacturing facility in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The machine has a production line that produces customizable paper straws for customers.
The company claims that the acquisition will provide Aardvark with additional production resources, so the brand can meet the growing demand for paper straws when consumers and businesses abandon plastic pipettes that have an impact on the environment.
Aardvark's paper straw series are used as fertilizers, are naturally degradable and meet FDA/EU (Food and Drug Administration/EU) requirements.
Andy Romjue, president of Hoffmaster's Food and Beverage Department, said: "This is an important acquisition for Hoffmaster because Aardvark straws are an extension of our quality products and add to our range of environmentally friendly products."
“In the next few months, we will actively increase Aardvark's production capacity to meet the rapidly growing demand for paper straws, while conducting a comprehensive review of business needs and integrating them into the current state in the best possible state. In the Hoffmaster infrastructure."
“We are committed to being a reliable source of paper straws in the food service market.”
Dave Hooe, Chief Principles Group, Precision Products Group added: "We are very optimistic that Hoffmaster will acquire Aardvark. Their understanding of the food service market and their resources will help the company to provide billions of dollars worth of quality to restaurants and businesses. Paper straws, hope to implement these necessary changes to protect our environment."
"We are proud of Aardvark's participation and look forward to continuing to succeed with Hoffmaster.
Many companies in the food and beverage industry have pledged to eliminate the use of plastic straws in the past year because they have to adapt to consumer expectations and legislative changes.
In March of this year, the EU said it was considering banned member countries from using plastic straws in the future, and companies such as McDonald's, Diageo and Paul Rica have promised to phase out the use of plastic straws.
Previously, Starbucks announced that its store will completely eliminate disposable plastic straws by 2020, replaced by paper, compostable plastics, or straws made of recyclable materials, or with suctions that do not require straws. Cup lid.
It seems that the elimination of plastic straws is a trend, but the material of the paper straws is easy to dissolve. The paper straws will make the taste of the beverages taste the taste of the paper. Therefore, the future development of this industry deserves continuous attention. No matter what, home use What is the opinion of the paper straw instead of the plastic straw, welcome to leave a message.