Biopackaging

Martin Alberto Masuelli

October 23, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 398 Pages - 8 Color & 44 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498749688 - CAT# K27159

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Features

  • Covers the extraction and purification of proteins and polysaccharides for novel biopackaging.
  • Studies the physicochemical properties of biopolymers applied to packaging.
  • Includes new techniques for modification and synthesis of biopolymer films.
  • Explores latest innovations and discoveries in biopackaging.

Summary

This book examines the whole range of modern packaging options. It covers edible packaging based on carbohydrates, proteins, antioxidative and antimicrobial packaging, and the chemistry of food and food packaging, such as plasticization and polymer morphology. Issues related to shelf life and biodegradability are also discussed, in addition to newly discovered processing and preservation techniques, most notably modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) and active packaging (AP).