What is the function of food packaging?
Obviously PROTECTION of the product to ensure it reaches the consumer fit to eat. SHELF LIFE can be extended with the use of MAP and CAP methods of production which in turn leads to WASTE REDUCTION. Through the whole process of TRANPORTATION of the product to CONVENIENCE of handling by the consumer, W. K. Thomas is very aware of these important issues. For the manufacturer it gives the opportunity of BRANDING and PROMOTION and, of course, food producers can comply with their LEGAL REQUIREMENTS with information such as quantities, weight, ingredients, recyclability and nutritional values.
All of this must be balanced with the environmental issues, prevalent today, whether it is based on excess packaging, cost reduction or renewable and recyclable materials.
As ever, W. K. Thomas offers an extensive range of food disposables and their experienced and dedicated staff will guide you through the process of the right pack for your particular application.