Food Packaging Handbook (Hardcover)
Food packages are used to enclose food products to protect it from getting damaged, contaminated and spoiled during transportation, storage and sale. These are designed in such a manner that they do not have any adverse impact on food. Labels on food packages are often marked with useful information such as ingredients, nutritional content, amount and cooking instructions. Depending upon the type of container used, they can be classified into primary packaging, secondary packaging and tertiary packaging. Some of the prominent food packaging materials are plastic trays, bags, bottles, cans, cartons and wrappers. Food packaging is an upcoming field of science that has undergone rapid development over the past few decades. Most of the topics introduced herein cover new techniques and the applications of food packaging. This book, with its detailed analyses and data, will prove immensely beneficial to professionals and students involved in this area at various levels.