New Edition on Food Packaging: Principles and Practice from CRC Press
An in-depth exploration of the field, Food Packaging: Principles and Practice includes all-new worked examples and reflects the latest research and future hot topics.
Covers the packaging requirements of all major food groups
Includes new chapters on food packaging closures and sealing systems, as well as optical, mechanical, and barrier properties of thermoplastic polymers
Provides the latest information on new and active packaging technologies
Offers guidance on the design and analysis of shelf life experiments and the shelf life estimation of foods
Discusses the latest details on food contact materials including those of public interest such as BPA and phthalates in foods
Devotes extensive space to the discussion of edible, biobased and biodegradable food packaging materials
An in-depth exploration of the field, Food Packaging: Principles and Practice includes all-new worked examples and reflects the latest research and future hot topics. Comprehensively researched with more than 1000 references and generously illustrated, this book will serve students and industry professionals, regardless of their level or background, as an outstanding learning and reference work for their professional preparation and practice.
About the Author
Gordon L. Robertson is a food packaging consultant and Professor in the School of Land, Crop, and Food Sciences at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
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ISBN 9781439862414, November 2012, 733 pp