Are the Product and the Package Compatible?

  • Arthur Hirsch


A 12: Far too frequently little thought is given to the suitability of a package as it relates to the product it is meant to contain. Many questions have dealt with the effect of the package on the product. It is only appropriate to consider the potential effect of the product on the package itself.


Packaging Material Weeks Storage Seal Failure Package Compatible Luncheon Meat 
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