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close this bookThe Packaging of Fruit Juice and Non-Carbonated Fruit Drinks (CDI, 1998, 87 p.)
close this folderIII. THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF PACKAGING
close this folderD - LONG SHELF LIFE STERILISED PRODUCTS (ASEPTIC PACKAGING)
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19. Plastic bottle

TECHNICAL FILING-CARD N° 19

D - Aseptic packaging

DATA

DESCRIPTION

REMARK

Description

Bottle with different shapes and different compositions


Composition

PE/EVOH/PE* or PE/EVOH/PET

Oxygen-proof polymers often carry commercial names (e.g. Barex)

Cost price

6.88 to 8.12 pence./bottle of 1 litre


Shelf-life

More than 6 months


Volume

1 litre 1,5 litres

Packaging machine output

From 8000 bottles/hr

Injection of inert nitrogen into the space between the liquid and the cap

Capital investment for packaging machines

More than £ 1000 k

Recommended or essential outer pack

Carton or shrinkable film + palletisation

Positioning of the product on the market

Quality product without chemical preservative

Relatively new system on the European market

Positioning in relation to the environment

Recyclable or incinerable


N° 19: Plastic Bottle

* See glossary