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CRUZ FOAM ANNOUNCES CLOSING OF SERIES A

A NEW WAVE
OF PACKAGING


CIRCULAR MATERIALS
FROM THE OCEAN,
FOR THE OCEAN

OUR VISION

At Cruz Foam we are replacing single-use plastic with solutions made from natural materials that would otherwise go to waste. Our products are made from earth digestible materials like chitin, a waste product from the seafood industry and the second most abundant biopolymer on earth. By harnessing the diversity that is found in nature, we are creating ocean-friendly, high-performance packaging that breaks down in weeks, not years.

OUR STORY

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Our founders John and Marco met while working on a Materials Science project at the University of Washington. While exploring the bioengineering applications of chitin, a material made from crustacean shells, they identified an opportunity to make a petroleum-free material to replace Styrofoam in surfboards.

They then discovered that their product could have a greater impact beyond surfing; their new regenerative materials could be used to protect everything from appliances to electronics and homeware. In 2017, Cruz Foam launched in Santa Cruz, California.

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Today, our packaging is made using a range of natural by-products that would otherwise be unused. Our ambition is to create the same durable, sustainable packaging that we make now, close to where it is needed to further reduce our footprint. The Earth has the answers - we just need to find them.

THE SCIENCE BEHIND OUR PRODUCT

Discover the tech behind our regenerative, earth-digestible materials.

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