Food Packaging Technology

Edited by : Kit Keith L. Yam,

Department of Food Science, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

Urbanization and Packaging

Basic Concepts of Food Packaging Systems

Food Deterioration and Shelf Life of Packaged Foods

Package Design Considerations

Packaging Materials (plastics)

Packaging Materials (glass, papers and paperboards)

Packaging Materials (metals)

Edible Films and Coatings for Foods

Active and Intelligent Packaging

Modified Atmosphere packaging

Aseptic and Retortable Packaging

Microwavable Packaging

Food Packaging for the Military

Packaging for Particular Food Products

Storage, Transport, and Distribution

Food-Package Interactions

Quality Systems for Food Packaging

Economics of Food Packaging

Legal Considerations of Food Packaging

Managing Food Packaging Wastes

Environmental Aspects of Food Production, Processing, Packaging, and Distribution