Catalyst Paper launches Bistro line of paper for food service applications

26 March 2017 (Last Updated March 26th, 2017 18:30)

Canada-based Catalyst Paper has introduced Bistro, a line of uncoated food service papers.

Canada-based Catalyst Paper has introduced Bistro, a line of uncoated food service papers.

The newly-launched bleached grades paper line includes Bistro Wax, Bistro Foil and Bistro Bag.

This line comes in the form of wrappers, basket liners, deli papers, and flat and pinch bottom bags.

Available in 15lb to 40lb basis weights, Bistro line products comply with US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements and are sustainably manufactured with existing chain-of-custody certification under Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) standards.

“We are excited to introduce the BISTRO family to the market, following on the recent commercial launch of LEAP, our lightweight food packaging papers."

Catalyst Paper specialty papers and new product development vice-president Brian Boland said: “We are excited to introduce the BISTRO family to the market, following on the recent commercial launch of LEAP, our lightweight food packaging papers.

“We are confident that BISTRO will satisfy our customer’s stringent product requirements, and that our industry-leading support team will exceed their service expectations.”

Last month, Catalyst Paper launched LEAP, a line of new lightweight flexible food packaging papers.

LEAP is a range of uncoated and coated one side flexible packaging papers for use in various food applications such as flat or pinch bottom bags, sugar packets, poly and adhesive-laminated products.

The FDA-compliant papers are available in 15lb to 50lb basis weights.