Another major change has been the evolution from metal cans to lighter-weight and less-expensive thermoformed barrier plastic
PET (or Mylar(tm)) is the most commonly used barrier plastic
, primarily because it has a lower cost than the other three materials.
The high barrier plastic
bottles are used to package a wide array of beverages such as soy, dairy and juice.
now offers Sun Smoke, a smoke-impregnated barrier plastic
casing that adds smoke flavor and color to a product.
What is described as the world's first pasteurizeable barrier plastic
beer bottle is due to be unveiled late this year in China.
This compares favorably with high-side estimates of 12-18 months for products packaged in retorted, barrier plastic
Good times are ahead for the pre-cooked meals and healthy snacks markets, so Gallina Blanca has joined the trend of packaging with on-the-go caldos packed in rigid barrier plastic
RPC Bebo Nederland has introduced a new size to extend it leading range of high barrier plastic
cups for the processed fruit industry.
Ten years ago, the rush was on to make barrier plastic
containers to replace steel and glass.