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Ever wondered what the difference is between metallized paper and metallic in? We break down some of the key differences.

When it comes to ‘sustainable words’, there’s a lot of different language out there, but recyclable, compostable and biodegradable have very specific, technical meanings - we explain some of the basics.

In mid-May, one of Italy’s leading pasta brands, sold worldwide, announced that it was removing the plastic window from its boxed pasta in the UK, in a move to make its packaging eco-friendlier. The removal of the transparent window was part of the brand’s commitment to sustainable practices and making the packaging 100% recyclable in the UK.

Metallized paper isn’t anything like aluminum foil or aluminum paper laminate. Our products retain the texture and tactility of paper, with the addition of the very smooth, silver surface – imagine a kind of ‘mirror effect’ on a paper substrate.

A mono-material is a product which is only composed of a single type of material.

AR Metallizing produces a specialized product, VacuBRITE, which is formulated to offer the technical and functional benefits required for direct food contact food wrap and food bags. It continues to look great even under the challenging scenarios that come with direct food contact.