About us

A badge for a better future

Morro is a plastic free, plant-based range of materials that are strong, natural and fully biodegradable. Our materials protect and deliver products and ingredients without harming the planet.

The research behind Morro materials began over 15 years ago, at the University of Cambridge

After spinning out of the Knowles Lab in 2018 as Xampla, our expert team worked to scale up our plant-based natural polymers and production processes.

From there, Dr Marc Rodriguez, Chief Technical Officer, led Xampla through a rapid expansion, as we recruited a larger team of global industry experts to work with leading brands and manufacturers.

Motivated by the ever-worsening plastic crisis, the Xampla team brought its range of natural alternatives to market. This core mission was a driver in Xampla becoming the first UK university spin out to be recognised as a B-Corp.

Now Xampla has launched Morro, its first consumer brand, to make it even easier for brands and consumers alike to choose sustainable products.

We all want to live without harming the planet. Morro makes it simple

Working in partnership with global brands, we come together to build scalable and reliable plastic-free solutions for films, coatings and microcapsules using abundant plant-based feedstocks.

Exceeding biodegradability industry standards, Morro decomposes naturally, without harming the environment.

Choose the Planet.

Finding out more

To find out more about Morro and our range of plastic free materials, please get in touch.

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