Printpack has launched an easy tear polyethylene pouch featuring customisable moisture barrier, oxygen barrier and closure options. With re-sealable closures, advanced coating technologies, laser scoring and clear barrier solutions that protect against oxygen, moisture, and UV light, the pouch minimises food waste.
The pouch suits consumer packaged goods companies, as they slow the degradation of food content—brands can gain greater consumer preference and stronger loyalties by ensuring freshness from the first serving to the last.
In this way, it also supports industry-wide efforts to fight food waste and achieve greater sustainability—yet meets the very qualities that consumers are demanding for today.
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