Plastic Oceans: Can Technology Help Turn the Tide?

Plastic Oceans: Can Technology Help Turn the Tide?

In a blog about technology advancements helping to keep our oceans clean of plastics, CuanTec and our innovative products have been mentioned.

Published on Valpak on 17/10/2019

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Plastic 2.Ocean: Seafood Packaging, Made from Shellfish

Plastic 2.Ocean: Seafood Packaging, Made from Shellfish

In a series about plastics and the aquaculture industry, Jason Holland from The Advocate spoke to us about how we are trying to remove plastics from the seafood packaging industry and its implications.

Article published on The Advocate on 23/09/2019

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This Startup Created Compostable Plastic Wrap That’s Made From Shellfish Shells

This Startup Created Compostable Plastic Wrap That’s Made From Shellfish Shells

CuanTec are featured in Fast Company in an article sharing what we are doing and why it is so important to the planet. 

Article published on Fast Company on 12/08/2019

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CuanTec Raises Funds to Turn Scotland’s Seafood Waste into Compostable Packaging

CuanTec Raises Funds to Turn Scotland’s Seafood Waste into Compostable Packaging

CuanTec spoke to The Spoon about our latest investment news and all of our exciting plans to come from it. 

Article Published on The Spoon on 03/09/2019

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CuanTec – The Biotech Company Fighting Against Waste and for the Environment

CuanTec – The Biotech Company Fighting Against Waste and for the Environment

Marketing Assistant, Paula, contributed the article to Impakter explaining CuanTec's journey so far and what is next for us. 

Article published on Impakter on 20/08/2019

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Plastic wrap alternative made from shellfish waste

Plastic wrap alternative made from shellfish waste

This isn’t the first time that a by-product of the food industry is used for food packaging. However, CuanTec’s biodegradable wrapping is may be among the first to become a competitive alternative to plastic wrapping. With 12.7 million tonnes of plastic entering the ocean every year, innovations such as these are valuable. 

Article published in Springwise on 07/08/2019

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Article in The Scotsman

Article published in The Scotsman on 12/06/2019

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"Could Shellfish Unlock the Future of Food Packaging?"

We spoke to Food Spark about our packaging and partnership with Waitrose & Partners 

Article published in Food Spark on 30/04/2019

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How A Scots Company is Pioneering an Alternative to Plastic

How A Scots Company is Pioneering an Alternative to Plastic

An enlightening interview with our CEO, Cait, about how CuanTec came to be and our plans for the future.

Article published in The National on 24/12/2018

 

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Scottish SME Award Winner!

Scottish SME Award Winner!

CuanTec have been awarded Best Blue Biotechnlogy company 2018 at this years SME News Awards.

 

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Here Are 5 Anti-plastic Start Ups Looking to Transform the Way we Shop

Here Are 5 Anti-plastic Start Ups Looking to Transform the Way we Shop

We have been cited in this article as one of 5 start up looking to replace single use plastic with alternatives that are kinder to the environment. 

Article published on Verdict on 27/09/2018

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BBC Brainwaves: The Problem with Plastic

BBC Brainwaves: The Problem with Plastic

Hear us featured here in this BBC radio feature on Brainwaves about the problems with plastic.

Broadcast on BBC on 14/03/2018

 

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Scottish Firm CuanTec Pioneers Green Food Wrapping Alternative

Scottish Firm CuanTec Pioneers Green Food Wrapping Alternative

Read about our progress as we continue to develop our compostable, replacement plastic food packaging. 

Article published in The National on 16/09/2018

 

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Oban Firm to Produce Wrap from Prawns

Oban Firm to Produce Wrap from Prawns

Read about our current and future plans for our site in Oban as well as some comments from local council project manager about current waste management schemes. 

Article published in Oban Times on 14/06/18

 

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Graham Simpson: Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser Column

Graham Simpson: Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser Column

MSP Graham Simpson has written an article about plastic pollution, mentioning CuanTec and our efforts to combat the issue: 

"Doctors Ryan Taylor and Cait Murray-Green and their small team have created a product that could potentially transform the way we use plastic in the future, an impressive achievement for a small company from Chapelhall."

Article published in Airdrie and Coatbridge Advisor and Graham Simpson's website Website on 02/05/2018

 

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Scotland's Sustainable Circle: CuanTec Trials Seafood Packaging Made From Seafood Waste

Scotland's Sustainable Circle: CuanTec Trials Seafood Packaging Made From Seafood Waste

Food Navigator have written an article explaining who we are, what we do and what we are planning next.

Article published in Food Navigator on 24/03/2017

 

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Scot's Fresh Idea to Use Shells to Wrap Up the Clingfilm Market

Scot's Fresh Idea to Use Shells to Wrap Up the Clingfilm Market

Read about CuanTec's mission to change how we think about food packaging.

Article published in The National on 20/01/2017

 

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