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The Cup-to-Pouch Shift: What Processors Need to Know to Succeed
For over 40 years, the cup has been the most common package format for yogurts and on-the-go prepared foods. Easy to stack, improved shelf life and well embraced by the market. The cup will not disappear, but the marketplace is shifting, and a balance between different packaging formats is important for any brand. In Europe and other global markets, the appreciation for products in pouches is well established. For manufacturers within the Americas who are contemplating a shift of production from cup to pouch, there are unique operational challenges and a learning curve that may dissuade most. Technology has evolved, and today there are solutions for improved quality and package presentation.
- Pros and cons of premade pouch vs. form fill and seal.
- Unique packaging design considerations for dairy and RTE prepared food applications – new emerging packaging formats.
- Efficient manufacturing throughout your downstream. An introduction to maintaining flexibility, production levels and optimizing OEE.