Food Packaging: Principles and Practice, Second Edition / Edition 1

Food Packaging: Principles and Practice, Second Edition / Edition 1

by Gordon L. Robertson

ISBN-10: 0824701755

ISBN-13: 9780824701758

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Product Details

Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
Packaging and Converting Technology Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.88(h) x 1.23(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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