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#1 StevieP

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 10:16 AM

Morning everyone,

I have a question to ask. One of my NPD team would like to launch a new process with is a chocolate fondue kit. All the components are prepacked in their own formats and sit in a foil tray. The kit comes with a stainless steel fork.

 

Regarding Metal detection, how would I get around this if I have a stainless fork and foil tray? Am I not going to get issues with setting the metal detector off each time?

 

Does any one have experience of metal packaging and metal components in finished product?

Thanks.



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Posted 19 February 2019 - 01:58 PM

It would be a two step process - the run thru would be components and then assembly would be on the other side of the metal detector.

Or you could go the route that a client packaging cheese and a metal cheese slicer together has done... x-ray.


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Posted 19 February 2019 - 03:02 PM

Hi Glenn,

Thanks for the comments. I guess for me, the only issue with a two step process would be managing the actual component process for metal detection.






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