Maker of biodegradable utensils and straws gets Memphis boost

Local connection to help bio-plastic firm that’s already in operation scale up manufacturing

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 05, 2020 1:13 PM CT | Published: October 05, 2020 6:34 AM CT

A Georgia producer of biodegradable plastics proposes to merge with a blank check company led by Memphis businessman Gary Wunderlich to go public and meet growing demand for eco-friendly plastic.

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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