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This Edinburgh firm says that its eco-friendly disposable cutlery and food containers have helped businesses, restaurants and schools become more Covid-secure without harming the environment. It uses plant-based materials such as wood pulp and sugar cane to create 300-plus compostable products, ranging from coffee cups to food boxes. Chief executive Joe Frankel, 44, started the firm in 2006. It has overseas bases in America, Australia and Hong Kong and distributes to 70 countries worldwide, with sales reaching £45.9m in the year to January.

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Company details
ActivityCompostable packaging maker
Annual sales rise over 3 years44.58%
Latest sales £000s45,908

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