We are women-led company, established in 2019 by 2 women cofounders whose education background and experiences are complementary each other. Noryawati Mulyono, the director, holds her undergraduate degree from Chemistry ITB and doctoral degree in food science IPB, both are top three universities in Indonesia, with 20 years of experience in food manufacturing company, academic, and entrepreneurship. Her passion to stop plastic pollution, the root cause of flood in Jakarta every rainy season, drives her to transform the research idea into commercial scale. Since 2010, she has done persistent research in bioplastic. All of her research has two main features. The first is using natural resources which is abundant in Indonesia, sustainable and does not pose the risk to famine and drought. The second is the end of life of the product has to be safe for the environment.
From 2019 to 2021, Biopac had Lie Tham Tjhun as chairwoman. She is the owner of a successful food manufacturing company in Indonesia. Due to pandemic, she decided to retire in 2021 and hand over her position to Indrawati Mulyono, the elder sister of Noryawati Mulyono. With the education background in Industrial Engineering, and job experience in various industries as Production Planning and Inventory Control, before advancing her career as Fund Manager. We are very grateful to have the right leaders in the right time.
“To be the first true biopackaging manufacturer and the leader in the circular packaging story that can extend across packaging variant formats.”
Our Product Value Proposition
User friendly means that it is convenient. As food packaging, it is provided in edible grade, so it is safe to be consumed directly with the food inside, but if you want to dispose it, you can dispose it on land, in the bin, river, sea, or even more in the toilet. It will enrich soil nutrients and promptly dissolved in the water.
Our products are halal and animal-free so it is safe for Muslims and vegans. And, for those who are allergic with certain food, including nuts, seafood, egg, feel free to consume because our products have no allergic risk. Our products are also colorable, printable, heat sealable, and adjustable in thickness.
Home compostable means that it could be broken down naturally, you can just place our products in your home bin, along with fruit and vegetable waste. And even if you have plants, you just have to put our products in the soil and it can be a biofertilizer. Home compostable also means that every component and material used in our products could be degraded by living things, and most people interpret the living things as microbes. In other words, it means that our products could be degraded by indigenous microbes at natural temperature in the environment hence it will not pollute the environment.
Safe for animals, aquatic life and microbial diversity means that it will not entrap the animals, it is safe if being eaten, even more, the smallest portion of our products will not harm all living things, including the microbes.
Our products are sustainable from the materials, process, until the end of life. We use seaweed as raw material because it provides benefits than other terrestrial plant based materials, such as: fast to cultivation, does not need pesticide and fertilizer, does not need land for plantation, does not need water for irrigation, and grow synergistically with high protein fish.
We process the seaweed by environmentally friendly process, use less water than the mainstream of seaweed manufacturing company, and does not involve any hazardous chemicals. We produce no waste during biopackaging production process.
Then, the end of life of the biopac still has a value as biostimulant to promote the plant growth.
Team and Strategic Partners
Experience in food additive mfg & university for 20y Hold 5 patents in bioplastic & capsule
Asaf Kleopas Sugih
Passionate in research for designing the appropriate strategy for production scale up. Aligned with his education background since undergraduate, master and doctoral degree in chemical engineering.
Qualified accountant who hold prestigious position as Merger & Acquisition Manager at Bank Mandiri, with previous experience as business consultant and auditor.