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Food Packaging: Procedures, Management and Trends $182.00
Editors: Michael G. Kontominas (Laboratory of Food Chemistry and Food Technology, Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece)
Book Description:
The primary objective of food packaging is to contain and protect foodstuffs from physical, chemical and mostly microbiological spoilage. At the same time food packaging serves as a powerful marketing tool attracting the consumer with features such as easy opening and handling, information on the nutrient and caloric content of the contained product, instructions on the preparation and use of the package contents etc. It is difficult to imagine modern society without packaged goods. The authors/contributors of this book volume come from a variety of different backrounds and are well respected each one in their own field of research. Their contributions have made the objective of the book possible. Professionals such as food scientists, packaging technologists and engineers as well as students engaging in food packaging and seeking to update their knowledge will find the contents of this book useful. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Effect of ionizing radiation on polymeric food packaging materials

Chapter 2. Packaging optimization for minimally processed fruit and vegetables

Chapter 3. Characterization of PLA, PCL and Sodium Caseinate active bio-films for food packaging applications.

Chapter 4. Metal-Based Micro and Nano-Composites as Antimicrobials in Food Packaging

Chapter 5. Alternative Technique for the Quantitative Determination of Antimicrobial Activity of Antimicrobial Packaging Film Containing Lipophilic Materials

Chapter 6. Antimicrobial Packaging Lab Developments and Possible Commercialization

Chapter 7. Evaluation of safety of recycled paper and board contact materials.

Chapter 8. Faking authenticity?

Chapter 9. The multisensory packaging of beverages.


      Progress in Food Science and Technology
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62257-319-6
   Status: AN
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