Have you ever found yourself in the situation where you have to package some food products and prepare them for movement or transportation to distant destinations? It possibly could also be for exportation purposes, either to nearby city or countryside.
Amongst all categories of storage methodologies, food packaging still remains one of the most challenging, mind boggling and tougher task. Ask me why! It just requires a hell lot of thinking, practical application, as well as testings in order to be sure of the final outcome you’d be sure to get. Sometimes, you’d have to undergo a very concise and straightforward training on how things are being done before embarking on the same. This is because, any slight mistake in food packaging and storage could unintentionally lead to a massive waste of resources and business contract.
You’ll likely want to know the possible ways food are being packaged and transported between countries, cities and/or from one business location to another — without recording damages, not to mention spoilage in any kind.
Understand the content of your package: Understanding the type of food in question matters most, even so, it is the core part of the preparation process. If you’re preparing to package some raw groceries, be it fruits like mangos, apples, or already made spices. You need to understand the nature of each individual food, its duration, and conditions of being edible. For example, some groceries will get damaged just few days of being subjected under heat or an enclosed area without air, while some may remain healthy even 7 days under the same circumstances.
Package travel time: Ensure that the travel time falls in line with what is obtainable in the food type. This has been a problem to some people in most cases, you shouldn’t let it bother you, how? Foremost, ensure that you have enlisted all the food ready for transportation. Secondly, evaluate them conducting relevant research on their time of spoilage. Should in case if any is placed under a harsh temperature, how long does it take it to become expired or spoilt etc. this will help you to know which and where the varieties of groceries should be kept.
Try to send perishable food that doesn’t require refrigeration. It is significantly less trouble and will require less bundling and handling attention.
Keep up the freshness of prepared non-refrigerant required foods on shipping by wrapping them up. Use foil or plastic to wrap them up completely. For Cookies and bars, they need singular wrappings; then again, pack in layers utilizing tissue or waxed paper to separate them.
Devise your stacking measures: How do you choose to package the food, hope to stack them up above each other to save space? If so, have you devised your package plan for each of them? You might as well want them in boxes to protect scratches, wounds or damage done to the items himself.