Food Packaging: Principles and Practice, Third Edition (Hardback)
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Food Packaging: Principles and Practice, Third Edition (Hardback)

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Hardback 736 Pages / Published: 26/11/2012
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Food Packaging: Principles and Practice, Third Edition presents a comprehensive and accessible discussion of food packaging principles and their applications. Integrating concepts from chemistry, microbiology, and engineering, it continues in the tradition of its bestselling predecessors and has been completely revised to include new, updated, and expanded content and provide a detailed overview of contemporary food packaging technologies.

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Covers the packaging requirements of all major food groupsIncludes new chapters on food packaging closures and sealing systems, as well as optical, mechanical, and barrier properties of thermoplastic polymersProvides the latest information on new and active packaging technologiesOffers guidance on the design and analysis of shelf life experiments and the shelf life estimation of foodsDiscusses the latest details on food contact materials including those of public interest such as BPA and phthalates in foodsDevotes 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.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9781439862414
Number of pages: 736
Weight: 1520 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 41 mm
Edition: 3rd edition


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Praise for Previous Editions

"...the only reference I have come across that covers this subject so thoroughly and clearly...an excellent job of covering all of the pertinent issues...the best in this category because it is well-organized, covers the breadth of the field, contains solid basic principles and attempts to keep up with ever-changing developments while supporting all the information with scientifically sound references."
-Kay Cooksey, Clemson University

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