FOOD PACKAGING: Innovations and Shelf-Life covers recently developments on food packaging and their influence in food quality preservation and shelf-life extension. The book also reviews sustainable and environmentally friendly packaging solutions.
The book includes the following main topics:
-Active and Intelligent Packaging
-Micro and Nano Materials
-Packaging Production and Characterization
-Interaction between Packaging and Food
It is an ideal reference source for government, industry, and academia professionals working in the areas of food science and technology.
Table of Contents
Protective Packaging for Light-sensitive Foods María Gabriela Passaretti, Mario Daniel Ninago, Marcelo Armando Villar and Olivia Valeria López
Packaging Biodegradability: Trends and Features in Food Industry Application Olga B. Alvarez-Pérez, Cristian Torres-León, Rene Diaz-Herrera, Rafael Gomes-Araujo, Jorge A. Aguirre-Joya, Janeth M. Ventura-Sobrevilla, Miguel A. Aguilar-González and Cristóbal N. Aguilar
New Trends on Smart and Intelligent Food Packaging Semih Otles and Buket Yalcin Sahyar
Value-added Utilization of Fruit and Vegetable Pomace in Food Packaging Jooyeoun Jung
Bio-based Materials Inspired from Brazilian Cerrado Wastes Ricardo Stefani,Lidyane Mendes Bento and Genilza da Silva Mello
Fish-gelatin and Carob Seed Peel By-product for Developing Novel Edible Films Irene Albertos Muñoz, Ana Belén Martin-Diana and Daniel Rico
Biodegradable Polymer Blends for Food Packaging Applications Vijaya K. Rangari, Manik C. Biswas, Boniface J. Tiimob and Chibu Umerah
New Advances in Active Packaging Incorporated with Seaweeds for Food Preservation Andreia Miranda, João Reboleira, Susana Bernardino and Maria Manuel Gil
Edible Polymers for Shelf-life Extension of Perishables: an Insight into Films and Coatings Sucheta, Nidhi Budhalakoti and Kartikey Chaturvedi
Future Ventilated Packaging Design: Novel Modelling Approaches and Integrated Multi-criteria Performance Umezuruike Linus Opara, Alemayehu Ambaw and Tobi Fadiji
We take a look at some of the ways the packaging industry is moving forward with sustainability in this issue. We also cover how one company is dealing with the cardboard shortage, and why some cardboard, namely from pizza boxes, may not need to be tossed into the garbage.