Glossary / V

Vegetable parchment
Vegetable parchment, often also called parchment paper, is a highly pure packaging material that is impermeable for grease and has a particularly high dry and wet strength. It is made from an absorbing, pure, bleached chemical pulp in a special process using concentrated sulphuric acid.

Veining
Uneven colouring of pulp.

Virgin fibre
Wood fibre never before used to make pulp, paper or board. Also primary fibre (cf. secondary fibre).

Viscose pulp
Dissolving pulp intended for the manufacture of viscose.