Ensure low costs.
Allows the use of smaller quantities of material compared to other types of packaging.
Requires a technology that is not too complex.
Guarantees the shelf-life up to six months after packing. In developing countries, characterized by a low purchasing power, the food industry aims to invest in flow pack, earlier than in other types of packaging.
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