Research Article | Open Access | 10.31586/food.0402.02

Study on the Relationship between Yogurt Packages, Drinking Methods and Residues and the Countermeasures

  • Han-guang Ou1,2,*, Yan Zhang3 and Hong Zhang2
    1
    Nanjing Normal University Jiangning Campus, NanJing, Jiangsu Province, China
    2
    Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, School of Public Health, Southeast University, NanJing, Jiangsu Province, China
    3
    Financial management, International Business College, South China Normal University Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China

Abstract

The aim of the study was to evaluate the relationship between different yogurt packages, drinking methods, and residues and the countermeasures. We chose 7 of the most common yogurt packages in the Chinese market, calculated the amount of residue left after yogurt consumption, compared the amount of yogurt residue left after using different methods of consumption from different types of packages, and conducted surveys in supermarkets, schools and other public places. After yogurt consumption, there are always residues left, and different packages and different drinking methods lead to different amounts of residues. The selection of yogurt package and the adoption of a good drinking method can clearly reduce the amount of residue. The solution that we suggest is to provide proper and clearly visible drinking instructions on the package to significantly reduce the amount of residue and wasted materials.

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Published
January 21, 2019
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OU, Han-guang; ZHANG, Yan; ZHANG, Hong. Study on the Relationship between Yogurt Packages, Drinking Methods and Residues and the Countermeasures. Trends Journal of Sciences Research, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 48-61, jan. 2019. ISSN 2377-8083. Available at: <http://tjsr.org/journal/index.php/tjsr/article/view/108>. Date accessed: 21 apr. 2019.