Nanotechnology has revolutionized agriculture and food technology, improving the shelf life of foods through interventions of nanomaterials in the packaging. Smart materials, biosensors, nanobiosenors, packaging materials, nanocarbon dots, and nanodevices address aspects of the food industry, such as food safety, food security, and packaging and shelf life.
Nanotechnology Interventions in Food Packaging and Shelf Life shows how nanotechnology has the potential to transform food packaging materials in the future.
Nanotechnology applied to food packaging can increase the shelf life of foods, minimize spoilage, ensure food safety, and repair damaged packaging.
- Sheds light on benefits of nanotechnology in the food packaging industry
- Contains information on utilization of nanocellulose and nanofibrils in food packaging
- Provides an overview of nanosensor applications for shelf-life extension of different food materials
This book presents a comprehensive review of new innovations in nanotechnology, packaging, preservation, and processing of food and food products. It serves as a useful tool for food engineers and technologists in the food packaging industry.