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Green Giant Brand R & D Explores the Move to Monolayer Films for Frozen Foods

Brian Stepowany of B & G Foods (Green Giant Brand) joins Packaging World's Matt Reynolds to discuss R & D considerations and how progress has been affected by Covid crisis. Six-minute video report.

Senior Manager of Packaging  R & D discusses the benefits and tradeoffs to moving to monolayer films including availability, cost and functionality.

B & G Foods (Green Giant) is testing monolayer films for better sustainability footprint, but Covid has thrown a wrench in the planning process, limiting time and access for line trials.  Watch this six-minute video with Brian Stepowany, and Packaging World's Matt Reynolds. as they discuss the factors Green Giant has to consider as they explore the move to monolayer microwavable food packaging.

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