Food Packaging: Principles and Practice

Food Packaging: Principles and Practice

by Gordon L. Robertson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824787498

ISBN-13: 9780824787493

Pub. Date: 09/22/1992

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Presents a comprehensive background on the development of packages and packaging systems for foods, examining the aspects of packaging technology that are relevant to the processing, preservation, distribution, and marketing of a particular food and the areas of food science and technology that influence the packaging process.;This book is designed to be of interest…  See more details below

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Presents a comprehensive background on the development of packages and packaging systems for foods, examining the aspects of packaging technology that are relevant to the processing, preservation, distribution, and marketing of a particular food and the areas of food science and technology that influence the packaging process.;This book is designed to be of interest to food scientists and technologists, packaging engineers, designers, and technologists, quality assurance personnel and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824787493
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/22/1992
Series:
Packaging and Converting Technology Series
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to food packaging1
Ch. 2Structure and related properties of plastic polymers9
Ch. 3Edible and biobased food packaging materials43
Ch. 4Permeability of thermoplastic polymers55
Ch. 5Processing and converting of thermoplastic polymers79
Ch. 6Paper and paper-based packaging materials103
Ch. 7Metal packaging materials121
Ch. 8Glass packaging materials157
Ch. 9Printing processes, inks, adhesives and labeling of packaging materials175
Ch. 10Deteriorative reactions in foods193
Ch. 11Shelf life of foods225
Ch. 12Aseptic packaging of foods255
Ch. 13Packaging of microwavable foods271
Ch. 14Active and intelligent packaging285
Ch. 15Modified atmosphere packaging313
Ch. 16Packaging of flesh foods331
Ch. 17Packaging of horticultural products361
Ch. 18Packaging of dairy products387
Ch. 19Packaging of cereals, snack foods and confectionery417
Ch. 20Packaging of beverages447
Ch. 21Safety and legislative aspects of packaging473
Ch. 22Food packaging and the environment503

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