If what we in the profession call Active packaging – those that can extend shelf life, monitor condition of products, indicate that condition, or stabilize product condition for extended periods – do their job properly, then that is a Smart solution.

All Active and Intelligent Packaging (A&IP) is Smart, from a certain point of view. And the properties of Active packaging are really the things which the bakery, biscuit and snacks manufacturers currently look for from A&IP practitioners.

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About the author: Andrew Manly is communications Director, Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA)