Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables
Food Marketing & Technology - India|January 2021
A package provides protection, tamper resistance, and special physical, chemical, or biological needs. It may bear a nutrition facts label and other information about food being offered for sale in local and international markets for consumer uses.
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There are three types of packaging used for frozen foods like fruits and vegetables namely primary, secondary, and tertiary. The primary package is in direct contact with the food and the food can kept inside the package up to the time of use. Secondary packaging is a form of multiple packaging used to handle packages together. Tertiary packaging is basically one more layer over the secondary packaging that is used for bulk transportation of products.

The Indian fruits and vegetables, beverages packaging market was valued at USD 26.28 billion in 2019, and it is expected to reach USD 122.78 billion by 2025, registering a CAGR of 29.88% during the forecast period (2020-2025). India has seen sustainable packaging growth in Food & Beverage due to the increase of packaged food consumption and awareness, and demand for quality products. The growth of the packaging market in India is primarily driven by the food and beverage industries.

ROLE OF PACKAGING IN FRUIT AND VEGETABLES SECTOR

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