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Food packaging material used in Italy


In the olden days containers were not needed at all. People eat, where they find the eatables. They were self-sufficient and in most cases produce everything what they need or use. If in any way people need the same they use shells, gourds, and leaves for the purpose. Afterwards, containers came into the use and were designed for the natural materials like woven grasses, hollowed logs as well as animal organs.

Cloth bags:

People in Italy use cloth bags to carry the things. Those bags are made of the prehistoric fabric with knitting and weaving cloth, along with fur and felt matted. However to store food substances generally they were using baskets made by the weaving process with grasses and later reeds. Containers of metals and pottery were developed after the discovery of ores and compounds.

Paper packaging bag:

The paper packaging bag otherwise known as flexible packaging is oldest fashion of wrapping the things. Hence, these first papers were fairly different from those used in today’s era. The olden paper was made from the material like flax fibres as well as linen rags.

now a day you will find paper and paperboard packaging are in use. It has an Eco-friendly effect. It has the benefit of environmentally friendly aspect as can be decomposed very easily, unlike the plastic packaging material, which otherwise can be hazardous for the green environment. The first commercial paper bag was designed in England.

Glass-making technique:

Then, the glass-making technique first began in 7000 B.C. in Egypt. Since the early discovery, no changes have been found in the mixing process and ingredients, however the molding procedure has improved dramatically. These were in abundant supply, as all ingredients were readily available and cheap. Packaging in glass tended to be kept for high value products. It is a sort of  rigid packaging.

The ancient boxes and cups, which was made from gold and silver, were cost much for common use. That is the reason why packaging of other stronger alloys and metal were developed. It ensures a safe preservation of foods.