Aaron L. Brody

Scalping—an intriguing word with bizarre connotations—is used in the plastics, semi-rigid, and flexible package converting industries to describe loss of desirable content constituents into plastic package materials in proximity to the contents. Use of the word is limited in industry because of a general, but hardly universal, appreciation of the negative contribution made by plastics in removing volatile flavor components—when it is not supposed to occur.

Not a core topic of research among plast…

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