One of the biggest trends in meat and poultry packaging today: packaging designed to be more sustainable. Processors, retailers, and consumers all are pushing for eco-friendly packaging that has less impact on the environment across the packaging life cycle.
Tony Benik, an outside technical service representative with Flavorseal, has an interesting saying about plastic packaging: “Plastic steals or plastic seals.” It steals when a bad seal leads to rework or waste. And it seals when the equipment, process and film are specified correctly.
Flavorseal recently added to its list of industry certifications by earning the Non-GMO Project Verified seal for some food packaging within the company’s Seasoning Transfer Technology line.
Meat and poultry processors have always gone to great lengths to ensure their products are processed, packaged and stored in a way that balances food safety with production costs. But the “clean label” trend of the last few years may be adding a new dimension to those efforts, and to packaging in...
The food prep challenges that commercial kitchens face today haven’t changed all that much: They want to deliver high quality, consistent products; prepare foods ahead of time for fast service; and be equipped to store prepared foods safely and compactly.