From our last blog post, you now know a little about polyethylene terephthalates, or PET plastics. You know that this type of plastic is a staple in food and beverage packaging. It's also used in the packaging of plenty of other products, though not necessarily ones you want to eat or drink—PET is a mainstay for packaging things like cosmetics and cleaning chemicals. Just look at the recycling code on any PET plastic package, and you'll see: It's number one.
When taking into account plastic packaging types, it's important to think about what kind of material you're using. The proper plastic can serve as a secure and valuable solution for your business needs, but there's more the right plastic can offer.
When considering packaging for food, there are several important issues to contemplate. Not only is it essential to find packaging materials that are safe for food use, but it is also imperative to consider what the packaging will look like to the consumer. Packaging that is appealing and easy to open makes the food more attractive to, and more likely to be purchased by, consumers. Luckily, there are a variety of food packaging options available to customers with all of the vital characteristics essential for proper food packaging.