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close this bookThe Packaging of Fruit Juice and Non-Carbonated Fruit Drinks (CDI, 1998, 87 p.)
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20. Bag in box

TECHNICAL FILING-CARD N° 20

D - Aseptic packaging

DATA

DESCRIPTION

REMARK

Description

Plastic pouch in different sizes placed in a strong container such as a carton box, plastic container, etc.


Composition

Laminated film with 3 layers LDPE/metallic PET/LDPE* (50/12/50 microns) pre-sterilised at 15 Kg ray

Same film or pre-sterilised nylon/PA/PE for possibility of hot filling

Cost price

- 10 L:

> £ 0.63

Price ex-work


- 20 L:

> £ 0.75



- 200 L:

> £ 3.12



- 1000 L:

> £ 16.25


Shelf-life

1 year with sterilised process and heat treatment

In case of hot filling, shelf-life is between 3 and 5 months.

Volume

From 2 to 1000 litres

Packaging machine output

From 3000 to 6000 litres/hr

Capital investment for packaging machines

From £ 62.5 k to £ 175 k

Recommended or essential outer pack

- The carton box for packs between 3 & 30 litres
- The metallic drum for 55/60 Gallons
- The rigid plastic, stainless steel, or wood container for 500/1000 L

Positioning of the product on the market

- Small volumes are designed for hotels, communities, restaurants
- Large volumes are for industries, especially for export

- Products are always 100 % fruit, natural, upmarket
- Storage containers of 1000 litres can be used for storage of juice or pulp during the fruit gathering period and for packaging the end-product during the off-season (e.g. mango fruit)

Positioning in relation to the environment

All the films can be recycled or incinerated for energy recovery


* See glossary


N° 20: "Bag in Box"