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Guide to Barrier Packaging Materials & Processes for Shelf-Stable Thermoformed Food Applications

high barrier food packaging materials

Many factors play a part in the design & development of barrier rollstock packaging materials and formed containers for extended shelf-life food applications from sustainability, to shelf-life expectations, to retail & distribution conditions. Understanding the materials & processes used for these applications is key to developing a product that meets all requirements for safety and quality throughout the shelf-life duration.

In this guide you will find information on:

  • Details on commonly used high barrier food packaging materials
  • Guide to common substrates used in barrier thermoformed food packaging
  • Information on typical forming processes used & material selection guidance
  • Advice on defining packaging requirements for optimal package performance
  • Common packaging & sterilization techniques for barrier shelf-stable food products
  • Tips for designing sustainable packaging solutions