Shrink-wrap technology was pioneered by French scientist Henry DePoix just before the start of the Second World War to better preserve fresh meat for French soldiers. Since then it has transformed the way our food is protected.
Cryovac was first to deliver the shrink-wrap innovation to the market, allowing food to stay fresher for longer and helping food operators to control levels of food waste. The Cryovac brand has revolutionized the entire food packaging process, leading the way for improvements in protective food packaging and systems.
“From the beginning, Cryovac solutions have changed the way our food is packaged, distributed, sold and consumed,” said Jonathon Durnford, Vice President Food Packaging EMEA, Food Care
Learn More About Cryovac History
- Celebrating a History of Innovation
- Then and Now: Food and Beverage Innovation that Revolutionized our Dinner Tables
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