Biotrē: Compostable Biodegradable Packaging | TricorBraun Flex


The Biotrē™ product line began in 2011 as TricorBraun Flex’s starting point down the path of true sustainability, and our journey is far from over. The Biotrē™ material allows us to provide wholesale environmentally friendly coffee bags and compostable packaging to customers across the country. At TB Flex, we continuously expand our Biotrē™ product line to provide even more compostable and biodegradable packaging options to our clients. With each product we develop, we get closer to our simple goal; providing the industry with packaging that protects both product and the planet.


At TricorBraun Flex we are committed to pursuing sustainable packaging while offering structures that will protect your product. We are currently working on the next generation of sustainable options and are proud of our ongoing committment to our award winning Biotrē™ Packaging lines.

Read here for our 2021 Biotre Statement on marketing claims on packaging in the State of California (revised 8/13/2021).



Biotrē™ 1.0

Biotrē™ 1.0 has been available since 2011 and has become well-established as an earth-friendly packaging option for a variety of applications. 

  • Made from 60% (by weight) renewable plant based resources
  • 60% breaks down in to healthy compost using processes from OECD and conditions taken from ASTM standards
  • Earth friendly, heat sealable, barrier material
  • Available in all our Biotrē stock packaging lines.

The Evolution

Biotrē™ 1.0: 60% compostable/60% renewable, not including the valve.

Biotrē™ 2.0: 60% compostable/All renewable film layers and degassing valve body. Currently available in our custom packaging.

Biotrē™ 3.0: Majority of film layers are made from plant based sources. Curbside compostable per ASTM. Not currently available with degassing valve.

Biotrē Stock Packaging Formats

Biotre packaging comes in three different formats, ranging in size from 8 oz to 2 lbs. Whether you’re looking for environmentally friendly coffee bags or compostable pouches, TricorBraun Flex has an environmentally friendly option for you! 

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