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close this bookAppropriate Food Packaging (ILO)
View the documentPreface
View the documentAcknowledgements
Open this folder and view contents1 Food and packaging
Open this folder and view contents2 Types of food and prevention of deterioration
Open this folder and view contents3 Packaging materials
Open this folder and view contents4 Filling and labelling
Open this folder and view contents5 Production, re-use and re-cycling of packaging
Open this folder and view contents6 Implications of introducing packaging
Open this folder and view contents7 Benefits and costs of food packaging
View the documentGlossary
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View the documentA - References to literature related to packaging of food
View the documentB Packaging Periodicals
View the documentC International packaging research institutes
View the documentD Bilateral packaging research institutes
View the documentE National institutes of packaging
View the documentF Selected information sources
View the documentG Companies used as information sources for this publication
 

G Companies used as information sources for this publication

AID & Packaging Services (UK) Ltd Eltric Road Worcester WR3 7NU United Kingdom

Atwell Self-Adhesive Labellers Unit D1 Hays Bridge Business Centre Brickhouse Lane South Godstone Surrey RH9 8JW United Kingdom

Botswana Technology Centre Private Bag 0082 Gaborone Botswana

C R Clarke & Company (UK) Ltd. Betws Industrial Park Ammanford Dyfed SA18 2LS United Kingdom

CMB Packaging Technology plc Downsview Road Wantage OX12 9BP United Kingdom

Chadwicks Ltd. Villiers Street Bury Lancashire United Kingdom

Erapa (UK) Ltd. Pakrap House 7 York Street Luton LU2 OEZ United Kingdom

FEFCO 37 rue de l' Amsterdam F-75008 Paris France

ICI Plastics Division Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire United Kingdom

Limpet Tapes Ltd. 9A George Street Huntingdon Cambridgeshire PE18 6BD United Kingdom

MAISA Solis 8250 7600-Mar del Plata Argentina

MARIA Ltd. 10 Worden Grove Lidgit Green Bradford West Yorkshire BD7 SD United Kingdom

Metal Closures Ltd. Bromford Lane West Bromwich Staffordshire United Kingdom

Perafrap Ltd. M40 Industrial Centre Coronation Road High Wycombe Bucks HP12 3RS United Kingdom

PRODEC Toolonkatu 11 A 00100 Helsinki Finland

Thames Packaging Ltd.. Senate House Tyssen Street London E8 2ND United Kingdom

Thomas Hunter Ltd. Omnia Works Mill Road Rugby CV21 4BA United Kingdom

While food processing still has the main objective of providing a safe nutritious diet in order to maintain health, other aspects, particularly the generation of wealth for the producer and seller, have become increasingly important. While in developed countries food processing is almost totally carried out in large, automated factories, small-scale food processing still remains a vitally important economic activity in the developing world.

This publication on packaging materials for food products offers an inventory of packaging materials and cost-effective methods that can be applied on a small scale in developing countries. The information is primarily aimed at entrepreneurs in small-scale food-processing industries in developing countries and employees of development organizations supporting these entrepreneurs.

ISBN 90 7085728 6

International Labour Office - Geneva . Transfer of Technology for Development - Amsterdam

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