Aaron L. Brody

Aseptic packaging is the independent sterilization of product and packaging and assembly of the two components under sterile conditions to permit ambient-temperature distribution of the product. But you knew that, of course. For low-acid fluid foods—common knowledge.

PackagingBut stop right here. It’s also for high acid—think “juice box” and Crosscheck packaging for juices and juice beverages. And what is extended shelf life (ESL) but a close cousin of aseptic processing? Simply stated, aseptic packaging…

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