Food Packaging: Principles and Applications

by Kshitiz Kumar, Pravin M Ganorkar & Vijay S Sharanagat
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ISBN: 9789395319324 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 312 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2024
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 19 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA
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The book consists of 13 chapters covering different topics of food packaging. First few chapters of the book cover the principles of various forms of the food packaging material such as plastic, paper, metal and glass. The manufacturing process, properties and the application of each are also discussed. The packaging requirement of various groups of food products such as fruit, vegetables, milk, cereals, snack, and beverages are discussed in a separate chapter. Some special topics and essential learning in packaging such as ‘shelf life of packaged food, aseptic packaging and recycling of packaging material’ are also present. In order to synchronize students with advancement in food packaging the chapters on active packaging, intelligent packaging, modified atmosphere packaging, edible and biodegradable packaging has been added. The last two chapters of the book cover the laws on food packaging and labeling to acquaint the students with the legal requirements of food packaging.

Kshitiz Kumar, Department of Food Processing Technology A D Patel Institute of Technology, CVM University, V V Nagar, Gujarat, India

Pravin M Ganorkar Department of Food Processing Technology, A.D. Patel Institute of Technology,Anand Gujarat, India

Vijay S. Sharanagat: Department of Food Engineering National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Kundli Sonipat, Haryana, India

1. Introduction to Food Packaging - Kshitiz Kumar

2. Plastic Polymers in Food Packaging - Pravin M. Ganorkar

3. Paper and Paper-based Packaging - Srishti Upadhyay, Gourav Chakraborty, Tanmay Yadav and Vijay Singh Sharanagat

4. Metals in Food Packaging - Dhiraj Kumar Yadav and  Vinkel Kumar Arora

5. Glass Packaging - Twinkle Kumar Sachchan, Saumya Chaturvedi, Abhilasha Sharma Anjali Bangar, Mansi Titoria

6. Shelf Life of Packaged Food - Harpreet Kaur Jambh

7. Aseptic Packaging - Mayank Kumar Nigam and Kshitiz Kumar

8. Active and Intelligent Packaging - Rahul Das, Yogesh Kumar and Vijay Singh Sharanagat

9. Modified Atmosphere Packaging - Shivani Desai, Tapas Roy, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav

10. Edible and Biodegradable Packaging - Yogesh Kumar and Samandeep Kaur

11. Packaging of Food Products - Anbu Raj, Anand Kishore and Khushbu Kumari

12. Food Packaging Laws - Subhamoy Dhua, Pravin M. Ganorkar and Kshitiz Kumar

13. Labelling in Packaging - Ajay Patel, Priyanka Sharma, S.N. Naik, Kshitiz Kumar

14. Recycling of Packaging Material - Ankan Kheto, Makdud Islam, Ayan Sarkar and Vijay Singh Sharanagat