Aaron L. Brody

Who can figure it? Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) polyester bottles for beverages and other liquid foods continue to penetrate the food packaging scene.

Whatever happened to coextruded polypropylene/ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) barrier bottles and jars? (They are still out there if you look past the bizarre high-density polyethylene, HDPE, and “other” plastic classifications on the bases of food and beverage packages. And what of the potential for polypropylene (with barrier added) for hot fil…

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