Gallery LACTIPS 1
Gallery LACTIPS 1
May 2018
By Lactips
Headquarters 42650 Saint-Jean-Bonnefonds, France

LACTIPS - A 100% biobased material for a sustainable packaging alternative

Lactips designs, develops and manufactures thermoplastic pellets based on casein.

This 100% biobased and biodegradable material can be an alternative to oil-based plastics. It is also an innovation for creating value for excess production of casein. This milk protein is one of the proteins that occur in milk, it is renewable, biodegradable and compostable. Its compatibility with current industrial chains, printability, and gas barrier properties meet the needs for industry and consumers. In stark contrast to PVA, it is fully biodegradable (certified OK Biodegradable Water and OK Home Compost by TÜV Austria), has an easy dissolution in both hot and cold water with no residues.

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LACTIPS: bio-sourced, biodegradable and non-toxic plastic material.

Key features

  • Bio-sourced and completely biodegradable with no significant aquatic toxicity: Lactips conforms to certification labels including Ecocert and EU Ecolabel.
  • Leaves no sticky residues and does not clog filters


  • Made from milk byproducts that are unsuitable for human consumption and that are expensive to dispose of. This solution makes them productive: cutting costs, developing a new market and contributing to a circular economy.

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Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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