06878199 is referenced by 29 patents and cites 45 patents.

The present invention provides an improved method and materials for forming biodegradable containers that can hold food products in dry, damp or wet conditions and provides the biodegradable containers prepared according to the disclosed process. The containers are produced through the use of a pre-gelled starch suspension that is unique in its ability to form hydrated gels and to maintain this gel structure in the presence of many other types of materials and at low temperatures.

Title
Biodegradable or compostable containers
Application Number
10/341288
Publication Number
6878199 (B2)
Application Date
January 13, 2003
Publication Date
April 12, 2005
Inventor
Christine C Johnston
Durango
CO, US
Joe A Bowden
Durango
CO, US
Agent
King & Spalding
Stephanie D Adams
Sherry M Knowles
Assignee
New Ice
GB
IPC
B32B 021/02
B32B 001/00
C08L 001/02
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