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Packaging and Storage of Fruits and Vegetables
Emerging Trends

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Tanweer Alam



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ISBN 9781771889872
September 30, 2021 Forthcoming by Apple Academic Press
362 Pages 47 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

This new volume shares a plethora of valuable information on the recent advances in packaging and storage technologies used for quality preservation of fresh fruits and vegetables. This book, with chapters from eminent researchers in the field, covers several essential aspects of packaging and storage methods and techniques generally used in fruit and vegetables. Important considerations on selection and characteristics of packaging materials, recent packaging methods, storage hygiene and sanitation issues along with recent trends in storage technology are discussed in this volume.

Key features:

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

Packaging and Storage of Fruits and Vegetables: Emerging Trends will be useful for graduate and postgraduate students and teaching professionals of horticultural science, food science and technology, packaging technology etc. It will also provide valuable scientific information to the academic scientific research community as well as to the packaging and storage industries for preservation of quality characteristics of fruits and vegetables. The professional community involved in handling processing and commercialization of horticultural crops will benefit as well.

Table of Contents

1. Physicochemical and Physiological Changes During Storage

Sandeep Singh Rana, Rama Chandra Pradhan, and Sabyasachi Mishra

2. Quality Characteristics of Packaging Materials and Containers Used for Storage of Fresh Produce

Aastha Bhardwaj, Bisma Jan, and Tanweer Alam

3. Packaging and Storage of Fruits and Vegetables for Quality Preservation

Kundan Kishore and Deepa Samant

4. Biodegradable Packaging: A Sustainable Approach for Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables

Abhishek Dutt Tripathi, Arpit Shrivastava, Kamlesh Kumar Maurya, Divya Kumari Keshari, and Tanweer Alam

5. Edible Coating for Improvement of Horticulture Crops

Meenakshi Garg, Prabhjot Kaur, and Susmita Dey Sadhu

6. Active Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables: Quality Preservation and Shelf-Life Enhancement

Gaurav Kr Deshwal, Swati Tiwari, Narender Raju Panjagari, and Sahar Masud

7. Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Horticultural Products

Tanweer Alam, Priti Khemariya, and Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

8. Storage of Fruits and Vegetables: An Overview

Soumitra Banerjee, Swarrna Haldar, B. N. Skanda Kumar, and Jayeeta Mitra

9. Characterization of Modern Cold Storage for Horticulture Crops

Jinku Bora, Thoithoi Tongbram, Mifftha Yaseen, Muneeb Malik, and Entesar Hanan

10. Sanitation and Hygiene Process in Storage

Meenakshi Garg, Sadhana Sharma, Rajni Chopra, and Susmita Dey Sadhu

11. Insect Pest Infestation During Storage of Fruits and Vegetables

Mifftha Yaseen, Basharat Ahmad Bhat, Jinku Bora, Yasmeena Jan, Muneeb Malik, and Z. R. A. A. Azad

12. Postharvest Diseases in Fruits and Vegetables During Storage

Meetaksh Kamboj, Nitin Chauhan, and Pawas Goswami

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Biography

Tanweer Alam, PhD, is the Director of Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), Mumbai, India. Before joining IIP, he worked as teaching faculty at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, SHUATS, Allahabad and Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India. He has been working for more than a decade at different academic institutions and is also involved in the teaching of graduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students. His doctoral research work at the prestigious National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, India, was based on modified atmosphere packaging of food products. He visited the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, under a faculty exchange program funded by the European Union under East-West Food Project. He has participated in INTERPACK, Dusseldorf, Germany, and attended the award ceremony of WPO. He performed on the jury for Asia Star and World Star awards. Dr. Alam has organized several national and international conferences and workshops for promoting the packaging industry. He has published several research and technical articles in high-impact refereed journals and has delivered invited lectures both in India and abroad. He has also contributed more than 15 book chapters and also edited dozens of proceedings and technical souvenirs. He is Associate Editor of the Asian Journal of Dairy Science and Journal of Postharvest Technology and the Managing Editor of the Journal of Packaging Technology and Research and is on the editorial board of the magazine Processed Food Industry. He is a life member of several scientific and academic associations.