UK Food Supply Chain Uses Corrugated Packaging to Resolve Waste Issues

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The United Kingdom faces many of the same challenges as food chain managers do in the United States, with their weather patterns. Due to unpredictable and widely fluctuating weather conditions, it is difficult to plan for packaging that will accommodate large, plump fruits and vegetables one year as well as shrunken, undersized produce the next. Corrugated packaging helps solve this problem and eliminate much of the wasted space other packaging allows. According to the organization WRAP, the packaging has helped decrease the food supply chain waste to 10 percent.

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