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Trends in aseptic and extended shelf life packaging
Download this study from Serac based on exclusive survey results of 550 end users discerns latest trends in ESL and aseptic filling systems
Aseptic packaging utilizes a combination of high-temperature and short-duration thermal processing to create a room-temperature, shelf-stable beverage. The process eliminates potentially deadly bacteria by combining sterile products with sterile containers in a sterile environment. The end result is a safe beverage with a long shelf life that doesn’t require refrigeration, special handling or preservatives.
Fruit juices are the most common aseptically packaged beverages in the United States. These high-acid products are a familiar site in the super-market aisles.