How flexible Performance Packaging prevents food spoilage
The world have witnessed a variety of food packaging materials from wood, glass, paper bags, aluminium and glass. The exploitation of oil in the twentieth century brought among many other changes a new revolutionary material, plastic. From daily tasks to our most usual needs, plastics preserves food and provides performance characteristics that meet the needs of the consumer at all levels. The invention of plastic have benefited millions of people, reduced food waste, improved the quality of life, and prevented diseases caused by food contamination.
Moisture transfer: The excessive loss or gain of moisture affect foods causes spoilage in the overall quality of food items. These food items lose desirable texture characteristics through softening, toughening, breakdown, swelling or shrinkage.
Change & Challenge is an initiative lead by committed individuals and organizations concerned with the impact of food packaging on the environment and the preservation of natural resources along the entire food chain – from field to the household.