Sirane announces that its Earthboard Eco recyclable cake boards can now be offered with custom printing; the boards feature a water-based coating for grease and moisture barrier

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June 12, 2023 (press release) –

SIRANE launched a fully recyclable cake-board to the market earlier this year – and we have now added custom printed cake-boards to the recyclable offering.

Traditional cake-boards are either foil-backed or lined with plastic to give the required grease/moisture barrier – but Sirane developed a cost-effective alternative.

Our new Earthboard Eco cake-boards are barrier-coated boards. The eco-friendly coating gives the boards the required grease/moisture barrier – but crucially the board can easily be recycled in the paper/board recycling stream.

And now those recyclable cake-boards can be offered with custom printing – whether it’s corporate colours, fun designs (birthdays, Christmas etc) or something else.

Ross Griffin, director of board products, said: “Recent stats show that in the UK alone we spend £368m a year on cakes. Many of these will use cake-boards, and the vast majority – if not all – will currently end up in landfill or incinerated.

“We can supply a recyclable alternative, which does the same job, at virtually the same cost – in fact in some cases, we can actually offer a cost saving.

“This is a sustainable, plastic-free, recyclable packaging solution which functions in exactly the same way and offers a range of additional branding options.

“Now we’re able to offer printed boards, offering customers a chance to get creative.”

The new Earthboard Eco cake-boards are available in pearlescent coatings, including silver, gold and black, as standard. We can also supply any Pantone colour subject.

Ross added: “Whether it’s corporate colours for a retailer, or branding based on Christmas or Easter, we can offer a huge range of options to anyone selling cakes.”

Standard sizes are 6in, 7in, 8in, 9in, 10in, 11in and 12in, circular and square. However, we can supply any size/shape as required. We can also supply patisserie boards.

Our Earthboard Eco cake-boards are 1550 micron (approximately 1.5mm) and we can also offer a double thickness board, which is 3100 micron (approximately 3mm).

Recyclable cake-boards are also available to buy from our Field & Fare website.

And we also recently introduced recyclable cake drums to the market – these will also be made available via Field & Fare, but contact us for more information.

Sirane is an innovative packaging development-to-manufacture company, with expertise in absorbency and material science. The company’s specialisms include: board; bags, pouches & film including traditional flexibles; absorbent products; assembly & fulfilment; plastic replacement and more.

It has four main divisions: food packaging; horticultural; medical & healthcare; and lab supplies & services. The company is based in Telford, UK (3 sites), with additional manufacturing in Guadalajara (Mexico), Hranice (Czech Republic), and Grand Prairie (Texas, USA). We also have a global network of agents/distributors.


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