Fran Katz

Consumers may be turning to fresh foods, but the sight of neat peach halves covered with tasty syrup in a glass jar evokes “fresh,” even though the food is commercially sterile. A number of processors are adopting jars for their products, including Del Monte Foods and S&W Growers, who are packaging fruit in glass, and Campbell Soup, who introduced a home-made style of soup in glass jars. Why are processors adopting a heavier, breakable container?

Glass Jars Making a ComebackFor one thing, the glass jar says homestyle, w…

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