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When it comes to any product, packaging is important. Not only do you want your packaging to do a good job of marketing your product, you have to ensure your packaging protects the product inside from damage or spoilage. This is especially important in the food industry, where poor packaging can lead to ruined products and potential legal liability for food-borne illnesses.
There are a couple of different packaging techniques that are popular for food products: vacuum pouches and shrink sleeves. Both have some particular advantages and can be the better choice depending on the food involved.
Food that is likely to expire soon, such as meat and produce, does much better in a vacuum sealed package. Vacuum sealing preserves food three to five times longer than other forms of packaging. That’s important for a fo (more…)
Top Green Tea Diet
Running or managing an establishment like a grocery store or a departmental store can be a tricky proposition, especially in this day and age. A lot can depend on the overall experience and satisfaction that you can provide your customers and a lot can be done to improve or enhance this experience. Making things more [...]
Visiting a coffee shop isn’t just a quick stop for caffeine. It’s often an entire experience! This tall order is the new norm these days…and one you need to keep up with by using the right supplies. One customer might need some drip coffee to get through their rush, but they’re not sure if they [...]
Most of us have a favorite candy or two. When’s the last time you reached for a Butterfinger after a stressful day? Did you have a favorite candy that lit up your eyes during Halloween night? For many Americans candy holds a special significance, beyond the bright colors and tasty flavor. It’s a part of [...]
Health and Fitness
- Well: War Wounds That Time Alone Can’t Heal
Moral injury resembles post-traumatic stress disorder with an added burden of guilt, and requires different treatment. [...]
- Well: Direct-to-Consumer Lab Tests, No Doctor Visit Required
Firms promise to help consumers spot metabolic red flags. Critics say the services persuade healthy people to seek unneeded treatment. [...]
- Well: A Doctor on Schedule, Rarely on Time
Everyone can tell when I’m behind. Every visit is pared to essentials. Paperwork is postponed, chatting minimized. [...]
- Well: Early Puberty in Girls Raises the Risk of Depression
Those who developed breasts younger than their peers had a higher risk of depression, a new study found. [...]
- Well: Think Like a Doctor: The Tired Gardener Solved!
Readers solve the case of a previously healthy 67-year-old gardener who is too exhausted and feverish to garden. [...]