Aaron L. Brody

How large is the food-packaging industry in the United States? Too large, pontificate the economic pundits. Much too large, shout the environmental/sustainability folks. Way too large, opine the consumers of all the food products contained in these packages. Massively large, offer the popular media.

U.S. consumers use more than 35 billion glass bottles and jars each year.More than $600 billion, reflects long-time packaging industry expert Ben Miyares in his article, “One Trillion Reasons to Recognize,” which appeared in the September/October 2007 issue of PMT magazine…

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