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Packaging Muscle Foods

  • Joseph H. Hotchkiss


“Muscle foods” or meats, poultry, and fish comprise a broad category of food products that require several different types of packaging. Muscle foods such as fresh red meats require the presence of oxygen (02) to maintain consumer appeal, whereas others such as cured meats are rapidly degraded in the presence of 02. Each requires a different type of packaging.


Packaging Material Muscle Food Freeze Meat Consumer Package Wholesale Distribution 
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