To keep the food fresher and keep the original taste intact retort packages are used. They are used to store every kind of food item. There are many advantages to packaging food items in the retort pouch. One advantage is that processing times is reduced almost 50% as compared to a comparable sized can, jar, or other cylindrical container. Then, you have the advantage of reduced shipping costs and storage space for the empty containers. It is very appealing to the consumer's eye and the consumers are attracted towards this type of packet.
Another innovation that has been made in the packaging industry is in the form of Bag in box packaging. It is a environmentally friendly and flexible packaging designed for liquids. It supplies an alternative to glass bottles, PET bottles, bricks, totes, plastic pales, and buckets packaging. It is made of a flexible bag or pouch made of different layers of plastic film.
Storing food items in this manner keeps it fresh and it is sterile as well. It makes for better packaging as food items get a longer shelf life. The innovation in the packaging material for food item has made it convenient to protect and preserves food. There are many different types of material used for packaging, some of which are environmentally friendly. The main aim of the packaging material is to preserve the food item, to protect the food item from damage, to make the food item more attractive to the consumer, to make it easier to transport the product. All these qualities are there in the new packaging material found.