Tamper-evident food and beverage packaging

N. Theobald,     Consultant, UK


This chapter is about the history, need and application of tamper evidence within the food and beverage packaging sector. The need for tamper evidence and the fact that nothing is tamper-proof are discussed alongside the need for diligence in the application of the various features applied. A faulty application negates the feature applied.

Key words

tamper evidence

tamper proof

care in application


12.1 Introduction

12.1.1 A history of tamper evidence

Product tampering has long been a problem for food and beverage producers, who commonly try to ensure that their products do not become adulterated after they leave the site of production. ...

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