The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Various Types Of Small Plas

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    Choosing plastic or glass Small Plastic Juice Bottles for your new juice business is an important decision, and there may be more factors than you consider. I will explore the pros and cons of each method:

    Plastic juice bottle

    advantage:

    Cheap-16oz/500ml (purchase at time of purchase) CIF price is usually less than $0.60 per bottle.
    Lightweight-cheap shipping, easy to move and store.
    Durable-less broken bottles.

    Disadvantages:

    Less advanced appearance.
    Pollution-deterioration of the environment.
    Toxicity-Most plastic bottles do not contain BPA, but some reusable hard plastic bottles (think baby bottles) contain BPA, which may be harmful to the human body

    Glass juice bottle

    advantage:

    Quality look and feel. It is very important for the image and marketing of high-quality juice brands.
    Reusable-better protect the environment.
    Return plan-If a customer brings back an empty bottle, some juice companies will provide a $1 credit. This takes the customer back to the store where they might buy the goods.
    Non-toxic-glass does not contain potentially harmful chemicals.

    Disadvantages:

    Expensive-Depending on the quantity purchased, the price of a standard 16oz/500ml glass beverage bottle can easily exceed $2.00/ea. When ordering large quantities (thousands) in the United States, you can usually get a CIF price, including shipping, which is between $1.00-$1.50.
    Labor cost-If you run a return plan, canceling the label, cleaning and disinfecting the bottles will increase labor costs and require additional space and equipment to clean the bottles.
    Damaged-glass bottles will be damaged during transportation and storage, causing some waste.