INDIAN INSTITUTE OF PACKAGING,MUMBAI By: Saiseema Patil- PG/M/10022 Pradeep Bhatt- PG/M/10023 Preeti Ahuja- PG/M/10024

•Tea •Quality of tea •Packaging requirements •Supply chain •Bulk packaging •Recent advancements

“is an evergreen shrub or tree, which grows wild from India to China”

Quality of tea….
•Characteristics of tea is determined by major components of the leaf Polyphenols The peptic substances Flavouring constituents caffiene

Packages that contain products meant for largescale or industrial consumption as intermediate inputs for conversion into smaller denominations or other products

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protection against microbial spoilage Retention of flavor Retention of aroma Protection against moisture Pilfer proof Cost effective Require practically less space for storage

•Conventional Plywood tea chests •Aluminum Lined Craft Paper Sacks
• Aluminum foil and tissue paper lined plywood sheets • Jute bag with poly lines inside • HMHDPE Woven sacks • Corrugated Fiber box with poly jacket inside

plywood tea chests

Aluminium lined kraft paper sacks

Jute bags with polyliner

HMHDPE Woven sacks

CFB with poly liner

1. Vacuum bulk packaging
Advantages of Bulk Vacuum Packaging of Tea:
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enhancement of shelf life retention of aroma and taste absence of moisture absorption, since the Tea is isolated from the atmosphere reduction in volume and increased stack ability due to the rectangular briquette shape of the vacuum packed Tea reduces transportation costs and storage
space compared to ordinary packed Tea
avoids pilferage

2. Modified atmosphere packaging
Nitro flushing

In nitroflushing nitrogen gas is introduced after vacuumising. It helps to sweep away the remaining air which is difficult to extract in products like tea.

•5 layer: nylon based bags (without valves or spout) •3 layer: PE/Met PET/PE •2 layer : nylon barrier bags with spout.

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