Innovative Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables: Strategies for Safety and Quality Maintenance, 1st Edition


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


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