Packaging in bottles is not a recent invention. Early examples of the bottle appeared in ancient civilizations of China, Greece and Rome and were made from clay and glass. The bottle is a rigid container that has a neck that is narrower than the body with a mouth that is sealed to hold liquids for consumption such as water, milk, soft drinks, beer, wine and cooking oil.
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Originally published in Food in Canada.