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Luxepack goes Green, so Varden will attend!

The world’s leading packaging trade show, Luxepack in Monaco is in October, and this year will have a special focus on sustainability. Some of the world’s leading brands are adopting sustainable concepts for their product lines, although the focus is still on secondary packaging. Varden has now achieved performance barriers in its “Paperseal” papers that […]

Varden announces a new level of barrier performance with Paperseal

Varden announced its new line of high performance packaging in Melbourne, Australia today. This is a range of packaging solutions based on Varden’s proprietary paper thermoforming process, which creates an amazing seal for flavour and freshness. The paper packaging is bio-based, fully sustainable and recyclable or compostable. Because it is paper that looks, feels and […]

Varden open their new factory for Pilot level production

Melbourne, Australia. Varden today opened their new factory, which has been custom designed to produce up to 50 million units of high performance packaging every year. The factory is 2500m2 and meets the most stringent packaging production regulations, and the high speed production line installed by Robert Bosch Australia, works to Varden’s unique and patented […]

Varden named as top 4 finalist in global innovation awards.

Melbourne. Bosch Australia announced today that Varden has been selected as a top 4 finalist in the OpenBosch awards. The Open Bosch Award has been presented since 2019 for open innovation projects that stand out due to their excellent collaboration between startups and Bosch. The award is given by Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC), […]

Replacing plastic with plant pulp for sustainable packaging attracts a billionaire backer | TechCrunch

In a small suburb of Melbourne, two entrepreneurs are developing a technology that could mean big changes for the packaging industry. Stuart Gordon and Mark Appleford are the co-founders of Varden, a company that has developed a process to take the waste material from sugarcane and convert it into a paper-like packaging product with the […]

Paper From Plant Waste Can Replace Plastics: Varden Startup Receives $2M Boost

A startup from Australia has plans for global expansion, replacing plastic in items like coffee pods with an eco-friendly paper made from plant waste. The founders of Varden say the solution, called Paperseal, can transform the way consumer packaging is designed, going from single-use plastics that are rarely recycled to fully compostable materials for products […]