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Food Grade Polypropylene Sheet for High Pressure Processing (HPP)

Posted by Natalie K. MacVarish on June 1, 2018

More and more the average consumer is making food buying decisions based on healthfulness with a preference towards fresh, wholesome food choices and no added preservatives. But without preservatives, how can we be sure that the food is safe for consumption and how long will that food last until it reaches it spoils? Today, a process called High Pressure Processing (HPP) is used to keep our food safe and fresh while also extending the shelf life up to two to three times that of traditional preservatives without the use of harmful chemicals.

Continue reading to learn more about HPP and the materials from Impact Plastics that are compatible with this food processing method.

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Topics: polypropylene, High Pressure Processing (HPP), impact copolymer polypropylene

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