1st Edition


ISBN 9781498749688
Published October 23, 2017 by CRC Press
398 Pages 8 Color & 44 B/W Illustrations

USD $235.00

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Book Description

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).

Table of Contents

State of the Art

Martin Masuelli & Marisa Zanon

Edible Active Packaging for Food Application: Materials and Technology

Mengxing Li and Ran Ye

Active Bio-Packaging in the Food Industry

Ricardo Stefani

Antimicrobial Active Packaging

Cintia B. Contreras, German Charles, Ricardo Toselli and Miriam C. Strumia

Transport Phenomena in Biodegradable and Edible Films

Tomy J. Gutiérrez and Kelvia Álvarez

Formulation, Properties and Performance of Edible Films and Coatings from Marine Sources in Vegetable and Fruits

Armida Rodríguez-Félix, Tomás J. Madera-Santana and Yolanda Freile-Pelegrín

Agroindustrial Biomass: Potential Materials for Production of Biopolymeric Films

Delia R. Tapia-Blácido, Bianca C. Maniglia, Milena Martelli-Tosi and Vinícius F. Passos

Vegetable Nanocellulose in Food Packaging

C. Gómez H, A. Serpa, J. Velásquez-Cock, C. Castro, B. Gómez H, L. Vélez, P. Gañán and R. Zuluaga

Xylan Polysaccharide Fabricated into Biopackaging Films

Xiaofeng Chen, Junli Ren, Chuanfu Liu, Feng Peng and Runcang Sun

Reactive Extrusion for the Production of Starch-Based Biopackaging

Tomy J. Gutiérrez, M. Paula Guarás and Vera A. Alvarez

Polyhydroxyalkanoates - A Prospective Food Packaging Material: Overview of the State of the Art, Recent Developments and Potentials

Katrin Jammernegg, Franz Stelzer and Stefan Spirk

Active Biopackaging Based on Proteins

Mariana Pereda, María R. Ansorena and Norma E. Marcovich

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MARTIN ALBERTO MASUELLI Professor at the Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina since 2001. Assistant Researcher, National Council for Scientific Research and Technology, Argentina since 2011. Member of Argentina Association of Physical Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry since 2006. Member of Argentina Society of Environmental Science and Technology since 2012. Editor-in-Chief and founder of Journal of Polymer and Biopolymers Physics Chemistry, Science and Education Publishing since July 2013. Author and co-author of 19 peer-reviewed international publications, 3 book chapters, and 49 communications in national and international congress. On the editorial board of 15 peer-reviewed international journals. Reviewer of 38 peer-reviewed international journals. Received Certificate of Excellence by Desalination (ELSEVIER) in 2012.