The National Resources Defense Council recently reported that much, if not most, food waste is fresh food purchased for home use. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, American families throw away up to 40% of the fresh fish, meat and poultry; 51% of the dairy products and fruits; and 44% of the vegetables they purchase.
The new paper-based, barrier food packaging option saves up to 70% plastic and runs seamlessly on f/f/s machinery.
There’s a secret to how grocery stores keep fresh, ready-to-eat fruits and salads stocked all year round for busy Americans: It’s all in the packaging.
Consumers, manufacturers and brand owners require a lot from packaging. We need packages to promote and protect products, provide necessary ingredient, instruction and safety information and enhance supply chain efficiency to ensure products reach consumers while maintaining the highest safety and quality standards.
China’s revised Additives Standard (GB 9685 Standard on the Uses of Additives in Food-Contact Materials and Articles) and the General Safety Standard (GB 4806.1 Standard on General Safety Requirements for Food-Contact Materials and Articles) took effect on October 19, 2017.