Welcome to Intrinsic
UK manufacturers and suppliers of high quality paper straws
What we do
Milkshake / Smoothie Straws
Bubble Tea Straws
Why choose Intrinsic Paper Straws?
Our straws are made from sustainably sourced materials which are biodegradable, thus offering a real eco-friendly alternative to traditional plastic straws.
All our printing inks are DFC (Direct Food Contact) approved and are compliant with BfR, EU (1935/2004, 10/2001) and US (FDA) regulations.
Designed to deliver outstanding drink performance, ensuring shape and integrity of straw is retained for many hours and not fall apart instantly.
Sip in Comfort
Product aesthetics (inc. touch / feel) carefully selected in order to create a premium drinking straw that looks great and comfortable on your lip.
Whether it be fizzy drinks, smoothies, milkshakes or cocktails, our paper straws are fully functional for use with various cold beverages.
Paper is a natural fibre that disintegrates much more quickly than plastic, thus reducing their impact on the World around us.
Who we are
Based at our main production site in Telford, as part of an Employee Owned Business.
Achieved through our dual shift pattern, so we can provide a dedicated service.
Reel slitters, printing presses, straw converting machines and straw wrapping lines.
Producing a combination of stock and bespoke paper straws to suit customers requirements.
We are supplying straws to customers located in Europe, North America and Asia.
Intrinsic Paper Straws is committed to achieving best practice, by constantly looking to improve its processes, products and services through memberships and accreditations from leading industry bodies and standards.
Our chain of custody certification is how the Forest Stewardship Council® traces FSC® certified material throughout the supply chain from source to consumer. FSC® certified products are available upon request.
Our BRCGS Packaging Materials certification confirms that our premises, plant, systems, and procedures have been independently assessed, and our products are quality assured, legally compliant, and authentic.
As a Carbon Balanced Printer, we are supporting the global conservation charity World Land Trust in their crucial efforts to protect and preserve threatened, carbon-rich habitat around the world. Ask us about carbon balancing your next order for paper straws.
Intrinsic awarded BRCGS certification
We are delighted to announce that we have passed our BRCGS (Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standard) audit for Packaging Materials with flying colours. BRCGS is an internationally recognised benchmark for managing product safety, integrity, legality, quality, and operational controls in the food, food ingredient, manufacturing, processing, and packaging industries. During the two-day audit process, our …
FSC and PEFC audits passed
What audits have Intrinsic recently passed? We are pleased to announce that Intrinsic Paper Straws has passed its audits for FSC and PEFC, as part of a multi-site Chain of Custody certification to cover all businesses within Mail Solutions Group. For many years each site has effectively operated separate FSC and PEFC certifications, but after …
Gearing up for growth
Intrinsic Paper Straws are delighted to announce that it is expanding its production site and facilities as part of a major investment to support its long-term growth ambitions. Already, work on the extension is well underway, including redevelopment of existing units, with the project expected to be completed by the end of April 2022 in …
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