Formakote™ Products

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Formakote is
Our Iconic
Brand

Whakatane Mill produces an iconic range of Folding Boxboards products under the "FORMAKOTE" ™ banner.

The FORMAKOTE™ family covers four distinct Paperboard grades:

FORMAKOTE™ boards are made with a three layer structure combining virgin kraft pulps and mechanical fibres. They are clay coated to meet the requirements of the end users. They comply with stringent food contact requirements – Please see Certificates


Whether its' packaging for Quick Serve Restaurants or Supermarket shelves, FORMAKOTE™ WHITE is the obvious choice

FORMAKOTE™ WHITE also has an inherent grease resistance layer perfect for food service end users

Basis weight range 200gsm-400gsm

For your everyday packaging needs FORMAKOTE™ NATURA provides great value and performance

FORMAKOTE™ NATURA is available as hard sized for chilled food and can be supplied with grease resistance

Basis weight range 210gsm-400gsm

When strength and stiffness are critical FORMAKOTE™ SPECTRA covers all the options

FORMAKOTE™ SPECTRA can be supplied with grease resistance

Basis weight range 240gsm-430gsm

As the name implies, FORMAKOTE™ SHERPA is tough and durable for any carrierboard application

FORMAKOTE™ SHERPA has high wet strength – important for wet or chilled environments

Basis weight range 300gsm-520gsm