DUNCAN, S.C. -- Cryovac here has expanded its film technology to include a specialized bag for raw beef and pork ribs. The packaging film supplier is using its "boneguard bag" technology for the new rib bag to eliminate leaking and give ribs up to 21 days of shelf life. "Ribs can be a year-round item," said Jim Mize, director of meat marketing. "Retailers can promote the category." With the new bagging system, ribs packaged in single- and double-sized portions can go directly into the ...

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