Foodservice, Beverage

MWare® PLA Cupstock

MWare PLA Cup

Durable, yet compostable.

MWare® cupstock uses a bio-based polylactic acid (PLA) coating created from annually renewable resources and is industrially compostable. Plus, Mware PLA Cupstock options are SBS-based and meet strict global food safety standards. It also works well in all types of cup-forming equipment for efficient converting and less waste. With MWare PLA Cupstock, you get clean seams and smooth rims with no cracking or tears. Add exceptional liquid holdout and you’ve found the compostable cupstock you were searching for.

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Features & Benefits

What you can expect from us:


Bio-based polylactic acid (PLA) extruded coating is made from annually renewable resources and is industrially compostable.


Advanced systems ensure roll-to-roll consistency to improve converting efficiency.

Liquid Holdout

Withstands the liquid holdout challenges associated with cold beverages.

Cup Formability

Excellent and consistent rim forming high-speed cup forming.

PCF Availability

You can choose paperboard options that include up to 15% post-consumer recycled fiber (PCF).


Best used with:

  • Hot Beverage Cups
  • Cold Beverage Cups
  • Lidded Food Cups

Additional Product Information


  • All WestRock North American paperboard mills are certified to the SFI®, PEFC™, FSC™ Chain of Custody Standards.Contact your WestRock sales representative for certified fiber availability for this product. Certificates Codes: SFI Certified Sourcing: NSF-SFILUFS-6S751, SFI CoC: NSF-SFICOC-6S751, PEFC: NSF-PEFCCOC-6S751FSC Company Code: FSC-C104002.
  • Recycled fiber content available by specification.
  • Compostable documentation available.

Environmental & Product Safety

  • Notices under US California Proposition 65 and the EU REACH regulation are not required.
  • Elemental chlorine free (ECF) bleached fiber.
  • Meets heavy metal limits of the US Model Toxics in Packaging rules and Article 11 of EU Directive 94/62/EC.

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Food Contact

  • Meets multiple national requirements for food contact packaging, e.g., US and Canada. Contact your sales representative for information on specific markets and end-uses.
  • Meets China NHFPC (restrictions may apply).
  • Kosher documentation available.


  • Produced at an ISO 9001 certified facility.
  • Produced at a FSSC 22000, Category M certified facility.


MWare PLA Cupstock specifications


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