Glass: Packaging that's clearly worth a second look
[...] Thanks to a chemical composition that makes glass safe to both eat out of and throw away, its smaller environmental footprint and its link to transparency in food manufacturing, consumers and manufacturers alike are developing a newfound affection for glass packaging.
After being nearly overshadowed by other modern packaging iterations, the mid-2000s is when glass began resurfacing in the mainstream market, Murray Bain, vice president of marketing at packaging company Stanpac told Food Dive. Bain explained that he attributes that resurgence to two main factors: the environment and new interest in small-batch, high-quality products. [...]
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