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    Date submitted
  • 20-Nov-2017

Food package from residual starch

Abstract

We sell biodegradable, compostable plastic with antibacterial properties from native plants of the Andes and Amazon. We produce it from waste starch. The presentation of the product is in films for an application in foods such as food packaging or snacks, tapers. And an application in office like folders, packaging, tapes. We have a system of "Marketing and public relations" that sell the product to universities, schools, canteens, supermarkets, homes. Promoting it as an alternative to the accumulation of conventional plastics (pollution) and its capacity to generate employment in sustainable development and naturalistic or patriotic identification of customers when using Andean or Amazonian plants.

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Who is your customer?

Families with ecological conscience who wish to use it as food packaging. Supermarkets, small and medium enterprises in the field of manufacturing and offices that wish to use it as wrapping, packaging, folders.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Pollution, accumulation of unusable plastic material, toxicity of conventional plastics by components such as bisphenol A.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

Biodegradability, compostability. antibacterial properties of essential oils of native plants of the Andes and Amazon. The properties mentioned above prevent the accumulation of plastics, promote recycling, increase the confidence of contact with the skin of adults and children. They increase the image of social-environmental responsibility of the client company and can relate to a naturalist or patriotic identity when using Peruvian biodiversity to extract active medicinal compounds. Our canvas: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1KuVVqxInKLt2H4Jdzbx59Qm4k7NeHACw?usp=sharing

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Our Public Relations area is negotiating with companies that generate organic waste rich in starch, offering them solid waste treatment in exchange for allowing us to use them as raw material by giving them a percentage of our production in exchange. Together with the Marketing area, sponsorship is managed by environmental inspection institutions and ministries to deliver a constant certification to these suppliers. Our team is young, serious, creative, trained in the areas of graphic design, finance, design thinking, biotechnology, social network marketing and engineering. We will sell the biodegradable and antibacterial capacity of bioplastic as an alternative to conventional toxic components that also last hundreds of years to disappear from the earth.