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Food Safety

Tamper-evident
delivery
BY RYAN ATKINSON

TAMPER-EVIDENT PACKAGING HAS FOUND ITS NICHE in the perimeter
of the supermarket, whether it be with grab-and-go applications like sandwiches and packaging nuts, or sealed clamshells with cupcakes inside.
But what about when that food goes on the road?
Online ordering and grocery delivery are on the rise, and more retailers
are offering their fresh and prepared foods as part of those programs.
"Obviously, when it comes to most grocery delivery, a lot of the products are already tamper-evident, because they're in a can or a box," says
Sean Umbenhouer, director of food packaging for Commerce, California-based Elkay
Plastics. "But there are those fresh foods that are susceptible. Third-party delivery drivers can always open a package and take food or contaminate something."

Hartsville, South Carolina-based Novolex has seen an increase in demand for tamper-evident bags.
"It really started with Uber Eats and the food delivery surge where a
lot of our operators wanted to make sure there was not access to the
food," says Adrianne Tipton, vice president of innovation and market
development for Novolex. "They wanted some sort of sealable bag."
One of the answers to that request is the company's Load and Fold
Bag, which features a patent-pending design to allow for easy loading,
and a fold-over closure to secure items inside. The tamper-evident
option can be used with a branded label or other adhesive.
"As we got into more of the grocery space and the home delivery, or
even meal pick-up in the deli section, we found there was a desire to
have some sort of sealable packaging," Tipton says.
Another new entry into the market is the company's Load & Seal
tamper-evident delivery bag, which features a seal inside the pouch and
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As we got into more of the
grocery space and the home
delivery, or even meal pick-up
in the deli section, we found
there was a desire to have some
sort of sealable packaging."
Adrianne Tipton, Novolex
is available in both paper and plastic.
Pan Pacific Manufacturing - based in Hayward, California - won the
2017 Foodservice Package of the Year for Innovation award from the
Foodservice Packaging Institute for its Seat-2-Go tamper-evident carryout bags. The bags are sealed by the foodservice operator and feature
patent-pending technology with a permanent closure adhesive strip,
built-in vent passages and a wide opening top for easy loading.

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NOVOLEX; INLINE PLASTICS

Bag it up

When it comes to delivery of
fresh prepared foods, the right
packaging can keep food safe
and consumers content.


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019

Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019
Editor's Note - Ready to rumble
Contents
The Wire - Supermarket customer satisfaction sinks
Nearly half of consumers to increase organic consumption
United Fresh unveils plans for 2019 convention
Corbion ingredient receives innovation award
To serve or not to serve?
GOING PREMIUM
Thrifty, but willing to spend
Getting up to speed
Bakery - Branded goods
Bagels - What makes the perfect bagel
Deli - Meal kits 2.0
Hot entrees
Meat & Poultry - Heat-and-eat meats
Beef - Confident consumers, better quality drive big gains at retail
PRODUCE - PREVENTING SHRINK
Produce - Blueberries
Seafood - Poke power
Food Safety - Tamper-evident delivery
COMMISSARY INSIDER - Fresh-cut fruit
PACKAGING - FUNCTIONAL DESIGN
OPERATIONS - ORGANICS
FOOD SAFETY - INCREASING SHELF LIFE
Product Showcase
Advertisers
FRESH TAKES
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Editor's Note - Ready to rumble
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Contents
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 5
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Corbion ingredient receives innovation award
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 7
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - To serve or not to serve?
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 10
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 11
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - GOING PREMIUM
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 13
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Thrifty, but willing to spend
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 15
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Getting up to speed
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 17
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Bakery - Branded goods
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 21
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Bagels - What makes the perfect bagel
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 25
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Deli - Meal kits 2.0
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 28
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 29
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Hot entrees
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Meat & Poultry - Heat-and-eat meats
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 33
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Beef - Confident consumers, better quality drive big gains at retail
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 36
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 37
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - PRODUCE - PREVENTING SHRINK
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 41
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Produce - Blueberries
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Seafood - Poke power
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Food Safety - Tamper-evident delivery
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - COMMISSARY INSIDER - Fresh-cut fruit
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 55
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - PACKAGING - FUNCTIONAL DESIGN
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - OPERATIONS - ORGANICS
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Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 60
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 61
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - FOOD SAFETY - INCREASING SHELF LIFE
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - 63
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - Advertisers
Supermarket Perimeter - March 2019 - FRESH TAKES
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