An excellent example of today’s “have it your way” convenience is represented by the significant growth of individual pods or capsules for coffee and other applications. While the products these cups contain are all over the flavor/strength/type spectrum, they all still need to provide the same attribute—barrier.
Without the right barrier attributes, the contents will not meet taste and shelf-life expectations.
A recent research study conducted by Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI), a leader in plastic package development, set out to discover exactly what these structures were delivering. The research uncovered significant performance and barrier differences in capsules used for coffee and other applications. Individual coffee capsules: Not all are created equal
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