An Italian company is a world leader in paper molds for bakery and confectionery. Based in Italy, the company has 5 other manufacturing plants in India, Russia, Canada, Brasil and Tunisia. The main reference sector is large food industries. The company is looking for innovative papers, based on agricultural waste or alternative fibres (such as hemp, flax, sugar cane,...) to be used for primary food packaging. The paper should be thermoformable and suitable for food contact, preferably compostable. Other desired characteristics are: grease resistance, water resistance, gas barrier, printability. The company can work with several grammages and thicknesses, depending on the products and is is interested in contacts with paper industries for research or technical agreements or commercial agreements with technical assistance. The company is looking in particular for paper mills or manufacturers of paper and paperboard willing to produce and provide vegetable papers from agricultural and food waste and to develop together the most suitable paper for end use.