Innovative Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables: Strategies for Safety and Quality Maintenance

1st Edition

Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, Mohammed Shafiur Rahman, Ali Abas Wani

Apple Academic Press
Published May 24, 2018
Reference - 356 Pages - 15 Color & 41 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771885973 - CAT# N12016
Series: Postharvest Biology and Technology

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Features

  • Provides inclusive overview of fruit and vegetable requirements and available packaging materials and systems
  • Provides an understanding of the fundamentals of the impact of packaging on the evolution of quality and safety of fruits and vegetables
  • Covers the fundamental aspects of packaging requirements including mathematical modelling, mechanical and engineering properties of packaging materials
  • Presents an in-depth discussion of innovative packaging technologies such as MA/CA packaging, active packaging, intelligent packaging, eco-friendly materials, etc. applied to fruit and vegetables
  • Provides competence in packaging design for a better environmental and economic performance

Summary

This volume addresses the challenges of the short shelf life of fruits and vegetables. Innovative packaging technologies are the most promising strategies for overcoming these limitations. This book provides a host of sustainable packaging solutions that deliver protection, branding, consumer attractiveness, and speed to market in a competitive retail environment.

Key features of the book:

Provides an informative overview of fruit and vegetable requirements and available packaging materials and systems

• Provides an understanding of the fundamentals of the impact of packaging on the quality and safety of fruits and vegetables

• Covers the fundamental aspects of packaging requirements, including mathematical modeling and mechanical and engineering properties of packaging materials

• Presents an in-depth discussion of innovative packaging technologies, such as MA/CA packaging, active packaging, intelligent packaging, and eco-friendly materials applied to fruit and vegetables

• Looks at packaging design for better environmental and economic performance