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Published by Business Communications Co. in Norwalk, CT .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • United States


  • Food container industry -- United States.,
  • Plastics in packaging -- United States.,
  • Convenience foods -- United States -- Packaging.,
  • Market surveys -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementDorothy Kroll, project analyst.
SeriesBusiness opportunity report ;, GA-077
ContributionsKroll, Dorothy., Business Communications Co.
LC ClassificationsHD9999.C743 U714 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 201 leaves ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL932062M
ISBN 100893369039
LC Control Number95232618

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The use of convenience foods is expected to continue to increase as a result of new technology, including the use of disposable packaging, new package coatings and films, and the concept of portion control. This report suggests a definition for convenience foods used in the foodservice industry, discusses reasons for their growing importance, and. The majority of convenience foods are processed foods. However, precut, prewashed, frozen, and canned fruits and vegetables also can be classified as convenience foods. They are healthy foods but are usually more expensive than less prepared fresh fruits and vegetables. Pros and Cons of Convenience Foods Convenience foods offer many advantages. Manual on Food Packaging Page 5 of 74 Glossary BO Biaxially oriented film that is simultaneously stretched in two directions as they are extruded Codex Alimentarius International food code, including food standards, guidelines and codes.   Food packaging serves many purposes, from protecting the food to creating portion sizes to offer information on the product. However, what is not well known about food packaging is the different types of packaging available. There are nine types, and are described below.

Protection: Packaging companies design a unique package that can be ideal for the type of food. Companies conduct a lot of research to get the best ideas for useful packages that can protect the product from chemical reactions, light, and dust. Improper food packaging affects the .   The consumers of today demand their convenience foods be, well, convenient. Features like resealable bags, micro-perforations, and lightweight, no-mess dispensing designs are all becoming increasingly popular on the market. In addition, there is a marked increase in technology related to convenience cooking – in both microwave and oven cooking. In particular, in the European Project NovelQ (FP6-CT), the effect of novel processing technologies, such High Pressure (HP) as well as microwave (MW) heating on the performances and structural integrity of several types of packaging materials has been investigated along with issues related to food/packaging interactions. USES OF CONVENIENCE FOOD IN CATERING INDUSTRY CHAPTER ONE Introduction It would be wiser to begin this study with the mentioning of advancement in technology which has changed virtually the way people think, eat and select the choice of their meal. Due to the changes in the nature of life and the increasingly complex nature of people’s business and means of surviva.

  USES OF CONVENIENCE FOOD IN CATERING INDUSTRY. CHAPTER ONE Introduction. It would be wiser to begin this study with the mentioning of advancement in technology which has changed virtually the way people think, eat and select the choice of their meal. Following a section reviewing coatings for food packaging materials from the past to the present, attention is then focused on the strategies recently adopted to design high-performance coatings, with special emphasis on the impact of nanotechnology. Applications of new types of coatings to improve food quality are then considered.   CONVENIENCE FOODS Today the term “ Convenience Food” is widely used in the catering industry. This is probably due to the rapid progress in food technology over the past decade. It can be defined as any types of food where some stage of preparation has been completed before hand facilities further cooking in less and in more convenient way. FDA regulates the safety of substances added to food. We also regulate how most food is processed, packaged, and labeled. *NEW* CFSAN Online Submission Module (COSM) Ingredients. FDA maintains.