Woburn, MA – 10 August 2023 – Tous Les Jours, operated by CJ Foodville, announced that they will introduce straws made from the bio-material ‘PHA’ into their stores. PHA is a biodegradable material developed by CJ Biomaterials.
The introduction of PHA straws is a first in the Korean franchise industry. Tous Les Jours plans to first introduce these straws in their company-owned stores and expand their usage for takeout purposes at all Tous Les Jours stores nationwide by the next month. Tous Les Jours expects that through this initiative, they can replace approximately 10 million plastic straws annually with biodegradable straws.
About CJ BIOMATERIALS
Headquartered in Woburn, MA, USA, CJ Biomaterials develops meaningful solutions that positively affect our planet, human health and well-being by addressing the challenges posed by plastic waste. The company invents and manufactures biopolymers and bio-based chemicals as part of a long-term vision to create a more sustainable future, by enabling true circular solutions that replace many non-recyclable, non-reusable and fossil fuel-based plastics and chemicals. CJ Biomaterials is a global leader in the manufacture of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs)–both polymers and associated basic chemicals. CJ Biomaterials, a business unit of CJ BIO, is part of CJ CheilJedang, a global lifestyle company with a vision to inspire a new life filled with health, happiness, and convenience.