Food loss and packaging

Uploaded by: Kris Roels
Updated on: 7th October 2017
Author(s): OVAM

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The optimal packaging of foodstuffs means that unnecessary packaging is avoided without bringing the safety of the food into danger and to incur the minimal amount of food loss as possible. If an innovative packaging can contribute to less food loss, then from a certain standpoint this avoided environmental impact shall compensate for the extra environmental impact of the packaging.

The goal of this study is to develop a method for reaching this trade-off point and to demonstrate this metric for a number of selected foodstuffs with regards to possible packaging innovations.

Finally, a communication strategy is presented.

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    Nora Br├╝ggemann|6 years ago

    Very interesting report, with useful examples.