07083673 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 47 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
10/977082
Publication Number
7083673 (B2)
Application Date
October 29, 2004
Publication Date
August 1, 2006
Inventor
Christine C Johnston
Durango
CO, US
Joe A Bowden
Durango
CO, US
Agent
Stephanie D Adams
Sherry M Knowles Esq
King & Spalding
Assignee
New Ice
GB
IPC
B32B 21/02
B32B 1/00
C08L 1/02
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