Ahlstrom to Hike Price for All of Its Vegetable Parchment Materials

June 27, 2013 - Ahlstrom said that it will increase the price of its vegetable parchment materials produced by the Food and Medical business area.

The price increases will be made to compensate for the continued high level of raw material costs as well as energy related inflation, the company said.

The price increases will affect all vegetable parchment products worldwide and will be effective for all orders placed as of August 1, 2013.

The increase will be up to 5% depending on markets as well as the product and the agreements in place.

Ahlstrom's vegetable parchment products include food packaging materials for cooking, baking and wrapping. Food and Medical business area's main end-use applications are teabags, coffee filters, food packaging, baking papers, masking tape and surgical gowns and drapes.

SOURCE: Ahlstrom