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Stora Enso Launches New High-Strength Unbleached Board for Shopping Bags

Stora Enso CarrEco Brown Stora Enso's CarrEco Brown features a unique three-layer structure that results in exceptional strength properties and contains only FDA-compliant chemicals.

March 24, 2022 - Stora Enso has launched a fully recyclable, high-strength unbleached board for shopping bags called CarrEco Brown™. Made from 100% fresh fibers, the material has high tensile and tear resistance properties and is also safe for direct food contact.

According to Stora Enso, CarrEco Brown features a unique three-layer structure that results in exceptional strength properties and contains only FDA-compliant chemicals, which makes it ideal for takeaway food and groceries.

"Unbleached paper bags are a good fit with the preferences of today's eco-conscious consumers," said Oscar Duarte, Business Segment Director, Kraftliners at Stora Enso Packaging Materials.

Stora Enso noted that CarrEco Brown has a natural look and feel and does not contain any optical bleaching agents. The material's smoothness and formation qualities enable great printability possibilities for brand owners.

CarrEco Brown is available in grammages starting from 85 gsm.

Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper. The company has some 23,000 employees and sales in 2020 were EUR 8.6 billion. To learn more, visit: www.storaenso.com.

SOURCE: Stora Enso

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