New era of cutlery: Matrix Pack Group collaborates with PulPac on sustainable solution

MatrixPack will be the first producer to introduce Dry Molded Fiber Cutlery to the market, with a fully industrialized cutlery set expected to be available by early 2025.

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Published 18 May 2024

PulPac and Matrix Pack Group are pleased to announce their strategic partnership aimed at delivering a more cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional single-use plastic and wooden cutlery.

This innovative collaboration involves PulPac, Matrix Pack, and PA Consulting. PulPac and PA Consulting will lead the development of the cutlery, with MatrixPack acting as a co-developer in the industrialization of the post-processing solution. MatrixPack will be the first producer to introduce Dry Molded Fiber Cutlery to the market, with a fully industrialized cutlery set expected to be available by early 2025.

“Dry Molded Fiber is an ideal technology for cutlery due to its strength and cost benefits”

– Dionysis Valentis, Business Developer Manager at MatrixPack –

“Our goal within this partnership is to develop a consumer-friendly solution that not only meets market standards for functionality but also emphasizes cost-efficiency,” said Sanna Fager, Chief Commercial Officer at PulPac. “It’s an honor to work with a frontrunner like MatrixPack. By combining the strengths of PA Consulting, PulPac, and MatrixPack, we can accelerate development and industrialization, bringing innovative, sustainable products to market.”

Sanna Fager emphasized the significance of this partnership, stating, “We are excited to deepen our strong partnership with MatrixPack, and this collaboration underscores PulPac’s commitment to continuously supporting licensees with new product solutions.”

The Dry Molded Fiber technology offers significant advantages over traditional fiber forming, including a substantial reduction in cost and environmental impact due to its minimal water and energy consumption.

Dionysis Valentis, Business Developer Manager at MatrixPack, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “At MatrixPack, we strive to continuously provide the market with new sustainable products. Dry Molded Fiber is an ideal technology for cutlery due to its strength and cost benefits from the speed of production. We are proud to work with such knowledgeable partners and to be the first producer to launch Dry Molded Fiber Cutlery to the market and to the standards required by the major global brands we are working with.”

This partnership marks a significant step towards providing the market with sustainable, high-performance cutlery that meets both environmental and economic needs. The combined expertise and commitment of PulPac, MatrixPack, and PA Consulting pave the way for a more sustainable future in packaging solutions.

About Matrix Pack
Matrix Pack is a leading global provider of Fiber Food Packaging Products and Solutions. The company has transformed from being one of the largest sustainable drinking straw producers in the world to a technology and raw material-agnostic organization at the forefront of Fiber Products Solutions and Technologies development. The Company works closely with key Global Brands in the sectors of Quick Service Restaurants, FMCG, Food Service, and HORECA, as well as Industrial applications. Learn more at

About PulPac
PulPac is the home of Dry Molded Fiber – a pioneer in packaging solutions, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to do with cellulosic fibers. PulPac aims to replace single-use plastics by making its cutting-edge fiber-forming technology available to the world. By bringing together all parts of the packaging industry in an ecosystem of changemakers, PulPac builds on existing businesses and infrastructure – enabling fast scaling of responsibly produced packaging where sustainability is not just a choice but a fundamental principle. Learn more at


About PA.
We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future. As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results. An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 4000 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics. Discover more at and connect with PA on LinkedIn and Twitter. PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.