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Beef Processing/Packing Trends
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To identify 2-3 beef processing/packing trends that are influencing the market for beef packers, such as the demand for a protein-rich diet and ready-to-eat food.
Flat Barrier Bags
which is consumed as a type of snack food is made by marinating beef in a
and drying it.
According to the statistical data provided by the Simmons National Consumer Survey (NHCS) and the U.S. Census information, approximately
160 million Americans
consume meat snacks and beef jerky on a regular basis.
Owing to the
moisture removal process
that it undergoes, beef jerky is tougher, has a more powerful flavor and is promoted as a nutritious, low calorie product, which is low in cholesterol and fat and high in protein and energy.
As far as packaging trends are concerned, using
flat barrier bags
for beef jerky packaging has been the
in this market because they help to keep the moisture out.
Also, since these bags are easy to open and close and
protect against puncture
or breakage, they serve perfect for hikers, bikers, and others with active lifestyles, and for consumers who frequently travel.
sustainable beef processing
supply chain has picked up as a trend for quite some time in the United States with the North American beef supply chain being already over
35% more efficient
from a greenhouse gas (GHG) perspective than the global average.
, one of North America’s largest beef processors, has also expressed its commitment to achieve a
30% GHG intensity reduction
across their North American beef supply chain by 2030.
Driven by this overall trend of sustainability,
U.S. grocery chains
such as Wegman’s already have adopted
for their range of organic beef products.
’ material serves well to protect red meat, poultry and fish, and has exceptional oxygen and carbon dioxide barrier properties.
Internationally, reputed Food processing company Danish Crown has launched
sustainable oxygen-free tubular packaging