Coronavirus | Digital Retail & Technology | Health & Safety | Product Safety

Researchers working on virus-killing plastic packaging

July 16, 2020

Jim Cormier, Director, Government Relations (Atlantic), Retail Council of Canada, said it’s great that Maritimers are working on projects to help slow the spread of COVID-19 but he suspects that retailers will want to reserve judgment on the technology until they hear about the associated costs.

“Packaging is meant to encompass only a tiny fraction of the cost of a product,” said Cormier.

The question is whether the consumer is willing to pay more?

Read full article at CBC News

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