07553363 is referenced by 11 patents and cites 115 patents.

The present invention relates to a composition for use in making a starch-based food or beverage container, the formulation allowing the container to be water resistant for a usable amount of time without the need for coatings or similar. An embodiment of the formulation comprising water, native and pregelatinized starch, an insolubilizing compound, proteins or natural polymeric compounds, fibers, a wax emulsion, and a fiber-sizing agent.

Title
Composition for use in biodegradable articles and method of use
Application Number
10/928602
Publication Number
7553363 (B2)
Application Date
August 26, 2004
Publication Date
June 30, 2009
Inventor
Elie Helou Jr
Santa Barbara
CA, US
David Dellinger
Santa Barbara
CA, US
Agent
Joseph P Hamilton
Perkins Coie
Assignee
Biosphere
CA, US
IPC
C08L 97/02
C08L 3/02
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