WHEYLAYER®, a registered trademark

WHEYLAYER®, a registered trademark

The WHEYLAYER technology is patent pending (IB2011/053271) and WHEYLAYER® is now a registered trademark.

The Project

The WHEYLAYER 2 Demonstration Activity project is the follow-on phase from the very successful - WHEYLAYER  project that developed a biopolymer-coating based on whey protein for plastic films, from November 2008 to October 2011.

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The Need

The increasing amount of green consumers around the world as well as the need to comply with the related legislative pressure has led to a great market demand for environmentally friendly packaging materials that still meet the need of sensitive food as well as pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.

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The Solution

WHEYLAYER 2 will finalize the industrialization steps prior to the commercialization of the developed whey protein coating for plastic films that could replace currently used expensive synthetic oxygen barrier layers and greatly improve the packaging sustainability.

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