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Embracing packaging which cleans itself

Posted On: 18 Sep 2020   |   Posted By: Raconteur

Embracing packaging which cleans itself

Have you ever considered how many people have handled a bag of salad or packet of pasta before it has made its way onto a supermarket shelf? Or how many shoppers have picked it up and then put it back?
There's no evidence to suggest coronavirus can be passed on through touching packaging and the official stance from the World Health Organization is that packaging is an unlikely transmission route, despite the fact that the virus can survive on plastic for up to 72 hours. Nevertheless, attitudes and behaviours have understandably shifted over the past few months.
A survey conducted by FMCG Gurus, published in April, found 26 per cent of respondents across 18 countries, including the UK, United States and China, said they would now like more information about how products on shop shelves have been handled, while 42 per cent said they are paying more attention to the quality of packaging.
The pandemic has made people more anxious about germs and hygiene etiquette. Supermarkets and shops have taken measures to...

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