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Benefits Of Using Aluminium Foils For Food Packaging


Aluminium is one of the most essential elements and is assicuiated with several advantages in various industry parameters. In its different forms, aluminium has a wide range of applications that make it almost indispensable to mankind. As we are aware, aluminium is widely used in the food packaging industry. In this article, we look at why aluminium finds application in the food packaging industry. We basically look at the advantages of aluminium in food packaging.


Aluminium outperforms several elements in food packaging and is perhaps the most widely used element. Let us go ahead and look at these benefits of using aluminium for packaging. Here are some notable benefits of using aluminium in food packaging. Read on...

Helps In Storing Food For Long Periods

Because of its brilliant impermeability to water vapour and water, aluminium foils help to store food for prolonged time periods. Moreover, because of this wonderful property, aluminium helps to maintain the freshness of foods over long time periods.

Provides Barrier Against Heat And Light

Because of its excellent ability to act as a barrier against heat and light, heat being one of the main reasons for food decay, aluminium is widely used in food packaging. This is one of the foremost properties that makes aluminium the most preferred element for packaging and storage of foods.

Packaging Is Easy

A rather conspicuous benefit of using aluminium foils for food packaging is that it is easy to pack foods in an aluminium foil. All you need to do is wrap your food with the foil and make sure the wrapping does not squeeze the food packed inside.

Prevents Germs And Bacteria

It isn't just heat that is responsible for deterioration in the quality of food. Aluminium foils prevent foods from coming in contact with bacteria and germs. It is highly resistant to germs and helps keep the food safe from the influence of harmful bacteria.

Read more about: improvement foods storage
Story first published: Monday, November 24, 2014, 18:32 [IST]
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