Aaron L. Brody

Just 25 years ago when aseptic packaging—in consumer-size paperboard lamination and plastic packages—burst upon the United States scene, hundreds of processors, purveyors, packagers, and assorted hangers-on hooked into the concept with all manner of variants—a few valid, but most distortions that could endanger consumers.

Extended-shelf-life coffee drink provides a refrigerated shelf life of 60–90 days and much better quality than sterilized coffee drinks.

Notions prevailed, such as that high-acid foods could not be aseptically processed and packaged (even though the earliest and most successful commercial entities were and are hi…

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