In order to choose a proper packaging for this product category, the following factors must be considered:
- Determine from what elements we need to protect our product. Based on that, use the proper materials that will provide the required barrier properties.
- Ensure that the packaging has the required sealing properties.
- These products are usually packed in vertical form-fill-seal lines, therefore packaging must have certain sliding properties and high-temperature resistance (Hot tack).
For pasta products, packaging should also be resistant to punctures.
For this product category the most common material composites used are: