Food packaging and labelling.

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What are the main purposes for food packaging ?
To preseve the product, to protect the product from damage, to make the product more appeling.
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What material is mainly used for packaging ? Why ?
Plastic, easy to print labels and designs on, light, cheap to produce.
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What is MAP? What is it used to package ?
Modified-Atmosphere Packaging, cold meat, smoked fish, cheeses, salads and fresh pasta.
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What are some other packaging materials ?
Paper, metal, card, and glass can also be used.
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What are the advantages of metal packaging?
recycalable, light, impermeable, withstands heat processing.
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What is enviromentally friendly packaging ?
EFP is packaging that causes less damage to the enviroment.
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What are the types of enviroment friendly packaging ?
reusable, can be cleaned and the reused, recycable packaging,is made of materials that can be used again after being prosessed, biodegradable packaging, will break easily into the earths soil or atmosphere.,
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What are the levels/ stages of packaging ?
primary, secondary and transit.
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What is primary packaging ?
packaging that can protect the food product, as well as display it and provide infomation.
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What is secondary packaging ?
when the product is ditributed into large cardboard ready to be sent to the seller.
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What is transit packaging ?
is the outer conyainer that allows easy handalingduring transportsation.
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What should the label cointain ?
Manufacturers's name, name of product, illustration, weight,description, price and nutritional infomation.
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