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What Are the Benefits of Bagasse Food Packaging Products?

Author: Marie

Sep. 14, 2022

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Tags: Home & Garden

What Is Bagasse? 

Bagasse is a moniker for the left-over sugar cane fiber that remains after cane has been turned into sugar. With sugarcane farmers producing almost 80% of the world’s sugar, there are massive amounts of available Bagasse produced. 

Considered a waste product, Bagasse requires no extra resources to produce it. In addition, sugarcane is remarkably abundant and considered a renewable resource as it can regrow in as little as 10 months. This ability to quickly regrow makes sugarcane and Bagasse a greener alternative to paper and wood. 

How Is Bagasse Used in Packaging?

As we mentioned previously, Bagasse is the fiber that remains when sugarcane juice has been extracted. This fiber is then molded into versatile meat trays, produce trays, and other food packaging products through a high-pressure, high-heat process.

Turning Bagasse into food packaging products actually uses less energy compared to the pulping of wood for paper products. The result is extremely durable and versatile food packaging products. At SQ Group, our most popular Bagasse products are:

Is Bagasse Environmentally Friendly?

Bagasse products are among the most eco-friendly solutions on the market. Our products made from Bagasse are:

  • 100% Biodegradable

  • 100% Compostable within 90 days.

  • 100% Recyclable

  • Toxin and Chemical Free

  • 100% Natural and Carbon Neutral

Because it’s a waste by-product of sugarcane manufacturing, it doesn’t need additional lands to grow and doesn’t increase deforestation. 

At the same time, producing Bagasse is much more efficient than producing products from wood. Specifically, it only requires 1.5 tons of sugarcane pulp to produce 1 ton of Bagasse paper, it takes a substantial 5 tons of wood to produce 1 ton of paper. 

What Are the Benefits of Bagasse Food Packaging Products?

When you choose Bagasse food packaging products, you’ll receive a highly durable, reliable, and eco-friendly product. Some of the key benefits our customers experience by using Bagasse products include:

  • Bagasse food trays are soak proof

  • Perfect for raw or prepared meats

  • They’re highly resistant to moisture and grease 

  • Extremely sturdy and can resist flexibility

  • Requires no wax lining or plastic lining

  • Is microwave safe and freezable, which means it can be used for both cold and hot items.

  • Available in white and natural color 

  • Completely compostable and biodegradable.

Contact SQ Group for Bagasse Food Packaging Products

At SQ Compost, we are proud to be the leading vendor and wholesaler for eco-friendly bagasse products. Best of all, our experienced product specialists will match your unique needs and application to the best solution. But this is only the beginning. When you choose Servous, you’ll enjoy:

  • Tailored solutions at every step 

  • Flexibility in design, color, and style

  • Exceptional value throughout the process

  • Unwavering commitment to customer service

  • Fast order fulfillment and shipping

  • Excellent quality