Applesauce. Jennifer Yeon Hee Kim (2013840398) Dianna Lee (2013840145) Margarita Payton (2013840324) Kavin Ho (2013840098). Background. Owned by Knouse Foods Produces canned fruit and vegetables One of the leading applesauce brands in America Motto: "Quality You Can Taste" (2)
Jennifer Yeon Hee Kim (2013840398)
Dianna Lee (2013840145)
Margarita Payton (2013840324)
Kavin Ho (2013840098)
- retortable, peelable packaging
- convenience of use
- prolonged shelf life of the product
- container lightweight
- heat resistance
- biodegradable materials
- sustainable package coating
- Shift from glass and rigid plastic containers towards more sustainable packaging.
- Currently used packaging:
However, Musselman's have not yet adopted an innovative packaging: spouted pouches
Adoption of the spouted pouches and innovative packaging materials
- polyglycolic acid (PGA)
Advantages of innovative packaging
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4.“Packaging Materials Innovation.” Food Engineering Magazine. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 June 2013.
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6. "Knouse Foods Takes Steps Toward A Brighter Tomorrow." Press Release Distribution, EDGAR Filing, XBRL, Regulatory Filings. BusinessWire, 22 Feb. 2011. Web. 01 June 2013.