Growth Of Map Technology

Despite the paucity of visibility, MAP technology has emerged as the premier packaging technology of the last years of this century. Currently, the United States leads the way in MAP technology, followed by the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. Thousands of food processors around the world use MAP technology for shelf-life extension and food distribution. It is estimated that the production of CAP/MAP/vacuum-packaged foods in North America is well in excess of 30 billion lb annually. The growth of MAP technology, for both medium- and long-term preservation of food, is due to a number of interrelated factors: consumer desire for higher-quality, more nearly fresh, and higher nutritional quality foods; the development of better but still imperfect distribution systems; improved packaging technologies; and energy costs.

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