BASF has announced that it is increasing the prices for its certified biodegradable compound ecovio in Europe with immediate effect or as contracts permit. Affected grades include:
ecovio F: + 500 €/ton (MT)
ecovio M: + 500 €/ton (MT)
ecovioT: + 500 €/ton (MT)
ecovio is a certified compostable and soil-biodegradable bioplastic. Its main application areas are bags for organic waste or fruit and vegetables, cling films and agricultural mulch films. Approved for food contact, ecovio is suitable for compostable packaging solutions such as paper coating, shrink films, as well as for thermoformed and injection-moulded applications.