In the Middle Ages the development of long-distance made packaging a vital component for subsistence and the economy. The techniques used to package and store the food reflected a balance between the accessibility of materials, practicality of use, and the ability to keep food edible for as long as possible.
As far back as prehistoric times, the need to store and transport food effectively drove man to seek innovative solutions. These ancient practices make us reflect on the deep connection between human beings and their environment. If our ancestors respectfully exploited what nature had to offer, we could draw inspiration from them in today's search for sustainable packaging solutions.