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Various Tests on PET Peanut Jar

peanut jar with cocoa nibs

I did a few tests on this packaging material before, the peanut jar. Leak test, failed. Half-filled the jar with water and shook it. Water droplets were spilling out. It was not conclusive, however, I never used appropriate bottle seal. Appropriate seal? The jar lid should be sealed using induction sealer with appropriate seal for […]

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Expiry Date or Best Before Date?

Back, I was using the term “Expiry Date”. Then my higher ups argued about it. They insisted on using the other term, the “Best Before Date”. Why? Because the first term is negative while the second is positive. The first clearly states the food is expired or not safe for consumption after the indicated date. […]

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