Packing It In

June 2006
FoodService Director;6/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p18
Trade Publication
This article reports on the environmental concern of the packaging of portable meals. According to the Foodservice Packaging Institute, 69% of non-commercial operators surveyed use single-serve packaging, but only 31% offer their portable items in packaging made from reusable materials. Beyond the operator customer, the issue of increasing raw material costs is a top challenge facing the packaging industry.


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