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Scientific Research Shows How Corrugated Packaging Stops Bacteria

Posted March 27, 2017 by Jamestown Container Blog

New scientific work now explains why corrugated packaging outperforms returnable plastic containers (RPCs) when it comes to micro-biological contamination. The work, lead by Professor Rosalba Lanciotti and her research team at the University of Bologna’s Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences and publishCustom Corrugated Packaginged in Frontiers in Microbiology, follows a research study published in late June that showed corrugated containers keep fruit and vegetables fresh up to three days longer than RPCs. “We’re pleased to see the University of Bologna’s research published in a scientific journal. It reinforces our industry’s commitment to use science in seeking facts about the performance of corrugated packaging,” said Dennis Colley, President and CEO of the U.S.-based Fibre Box Association (FBA). The findings from this study could lead to a shift in the packaging of choice for food storage and shipments. Read the entire article here...

 

 

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