PPre-packaged food provides physical protection, barrier protection, containment or agglomeration, marketing, information transmission, security, convenience and portion control. Pre-packaged food is also referred to as convenience food or ready-to-eat food.The growth of pre-packaged food market is driven by consumer convenience trends. More consumer trends are driven by the desire for more portion, personal choices, variety and shelf life.Another trend that can affect the growth of pre-packaged food is shift in consumers’ food choices. Increasing number of consumers are turning towards organic food instead of packaged or processed food. However, according to a study by United States Department of Agriculture, the time constraints due to employment shifts the consumer demand from grocery stores to pre-packaged food or ready-to-eat food. This, in turn, creates a demand for pre-packaged food.