Meat, poultry and seafood processors - Package changes planned

31 October 2017

A survey shows that more than half of the meat, poultry and seafood processors are planning package and labeling changes. A new PMMI market segment report outlines drivers for package change, including longer shelf life and innovative presentation. 22% of the respondents are using all flexible packaging. 62% said they are shifting to more flexible packaging, while 38% report moving to more tray packaging.
Trends driving the changes include more resealable options, longer shelf life, convenience, microwavable, sustainable and innovative. Drivers calling for new labels include: less sodium, reduced fat content, non-allergen, non-GMO, and fewer ingredients.
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