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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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