Do you know why your food is packaged this way? There is a rationale for potato chips in airy packages, cereal in cans, and beer in dark bottles
If you’ve ever complained about too much air in your fragile packaging or a box that opens easily, you may be wondering why the packaging was designed that way in the first place.
However, there are some rationales for most of the packaging products from around the world that many are not aware of, accordingly NCO.
For example, a good reason to store beer in a dark glass bottle is to preserve the taste because when the hops are exposed to light, a chemical reaction occurs, resulting in a tasteless compound.
At the same time, the air in the fragile packaging is not only to prevent the snacks from getting moldy, but also to prevent them from breaking during transportation.
The air inside the bag is nitrogen, also known as “slump filling,” and is pumped into the bags prior to sealing.
While the air in the fragile packages is not only to prevent the snacks from getting moldy but also to prevent them from breaking during transportation.
Also, the white or black filling that you find at the bottom of a tray containing raw meat serves to absorb active bacteria that may be dangerous to your health.
The pad absorbs these potentially harmful liquids before they leak, spill or drip onto your counters and other food preparation areas when you open the package.
Here FEMAIL takes a look at the most interesting reasons behind food packaging design…
Where else, the white or black filling that you buy raw meat in serves to absorb active bacteria that could be hazardous to your health in its raw state.
The cereal is packaged in a bag with a box because in 1924 Kellogg first started selling cereal in a wax paper bag but there was no technology to clearly print the company logo on a bag of wax so they printed it on the boxes and production is nowadays. More expensive to change the printing method
Sometimes packaging has a rich history rather than a practical reason like Angostura Bitters, the remarkably large label was originally a mistake after the two rebranding brothers failed to check with each other about the size of the bottle but because the mistake was so eye-catching – Catching them left him and he remains the same after 100 years
You may be wondering why round pizza comes in a square box but the answer is actually very simple. It is much cheaper to mass produce square boxes than round boxes as the square box can be made from a single sheet of cardboard
Dry dog food is packaged in thick plastic bags that provide protection from pests and insects, while also keeping air and sunlight out so the food stays fresh for up to 18 months.
Ever wonder why eggs come in packs of 12? From about the 8th century to the 1960s in England, there were 12 pence to a shilling. So if one egg costs a penny, it is convenient to buy 12 of them for one shilling
Manufacturers pack bacon in airtight, airtight packages to ensure the longest shelf life. However, many may wonder why you cannot reseal the package and the reason is that resealable packages often introduce more oxygen into the package, which can cause the bacon to spoil faster once opened