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MicrobeGuard Active Packaging Paper Products

The global market for advanced packaging solutions that includes active, controlled, intelligent packaging, and advanced packaging components was at $31.4 billion in 2011, according to a report from BCC Research entitled Active, Controlled, and Intelligent Packaging for Foods and Beverages Focus on Active Packaging.

Consumer packaging is a vital component of contemporary living today, with food and beverage packaging making up the largest segment. Key megatrends, such as upgraded standard of living and demand for safety, convenience, health, wellbeing, and sustainability are creating long-term shifts affecting consumers' lives, eating habits, and purchasing behaviors across many different markets, regions and demographics.

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The increasing consumer demand for fresh and unaltered food has driven the integration of active packaging in the food and beverages industry. MicrobeGuard FoodTouch® products are the ONLY active packaging antimicrobial protected paper products available in the market today.

  • Visiongain projects that in 2013 the size of the global food packaging market will increase to $251.8 billion. Hanover projects that the size of the North American food packaging market will be approximately $54. 4 billion.
  • Global flexible food packaging consumption is projected to increase by $16.7 million tons in 2016. The end markets that will see the most significant increases in consumption are meat, fish, and poultry; chilled food; and fruits and vegetables.
  • Hanover estimates the size of the United States food contact paper market to be approximately $7.95 billion, or approximately 3.3 million tons.
  • The size of the food contact paper market is approximately one million tons and approximately $2 billion.

Industries Served

Seafood Processors: Premier seafood processors worldwide use the green FoodTouch® Tuna Wrap for keeping tuna brighter in color and fresher during transport to their customers.

Foodservice: Premier restaurants use FoodTouch® products to keep their proteins’ color and texture fresher during storage, and throughout their food handling processes.

Grocery: Premier grocers use FoodTouch® products to keep their seafood fresher during storage, handling, display, rotation, and through consumer take-home.

Food Contact Applications

Liner/Cover: A food storage utensil that fits all types of pans, trays, food tubs, and containers. Also used to line ice displays to prevent ice burn and contamination.

Interleave: Used for stacking food for overnight storage, transporting foods safer and fresher in shipping containers, and for saving valuable storage and display space by allowing better use of trays, storage containers and refrigeration shelves.

Wrap: Used for wrapping individual portions to eliminate excessive handling while in storage, as a wrap at the time of cutting to keep food separated to avoid cross contamination, and as a packaging wrap or inner liner for consumer sales.