Aaron L. Brody

The retort pouch is alive and well and growing in the United States! And it goes far beyond the realm of the Meals, Ready to Eat (MRE) for the military and the Afghani population, and even beyond the pet food business.

Certainly not yet capturing the entire metal (and barrier plastic) canned food market, retort pouches and trays are gradually penetrating the world of seafood and poultry and baby food and boiled peanuts and self-heating entrees—and probably cannibalizing both cans and glass jars. …



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