Empaque de Alimentos

Processing of Fresh-Cut Tropical Fruits and Vegetables: A Technical Guide

Fruit and vegetable production and consumption in Asia and the Pacific region have shown a marked upward trend over the past several years. Rising consumer demand in the region has come with greater awareness of food safety issues and increased need for convenience and quality. The fresh-cut...
Jennylynd B. James
Tipvanna Ngarmsak
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Effect of Drying Temperature on the Functional Properties of Biodegradable CMC-based Film for Potential Food Packaging

The purpose of this study was to investigate the functional properties (thickness; water vapor permeability (WVP); film microstructure, tensile strength (TS) and biodegradability) of carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC)/gelatin (gel)/chitosan (chi) biocomposite film as influenced by different drying...
N Suderman
MIN Isa
NM Sarbon
International Food Research Journal

Packaging Requirements For Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Packaging fresh fruits and vegetables is one of the more important steps in the long and complicated journey from grower to consumer. Bags, crates, hampers, baskets, cartons, bulk bins, and palletized containers are convenient containers for handling, transporting, and marketing fresh produce. More...
M. D. Boyette
D. C. Sanders
G. A. Rutledge
NC Cooperative Extension

Predictive Microbiology Coupled with Gas (O2/CO2) Transfer in Food/Packaging Systems: How to Develop an Efficient Decision Support Tool for Food Packaging Dimensioning

Coupling gas transfer with predictive microbiology is essential to rationally design modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) strategies to ensure and guarantee food safety. Nowadays, these strategies are generally empirically built and over-sized since packaging material with high barrier properties...
Estelle Chaix
Olivier Couvert
Carole Guillaume
Nathalie Gontard
Valerie Guillard
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Organic Cultivation of Mangoes

  The mango grows best in tropical summer rain regions, at temperatures between 24°C and 28°C. Despite being fully foliated, the trees are remarkably resistant against drying out. A dry period or cooler temperatures enliven the blossoming and the production of mangoes. A period of...
Franz Augstburger
Jörn Berger
Udo Censkowsky
Petra Heid
Joachim Milz
Christine Streit.
Naturland e.V.

Migration of Chemical Compounds from Packaging Polymers during Microwave, Conventional Heat Treatment, and Storage

Polymeric packaging protects food during storage and transportation, and withstands mechanical and thermal stresses from high-temperature conventional retort or microwave-assisted food processing treatments. Chemical compounds that are incorporated within polymeric packaging materials to improve...
Kanishka Bhunia
Shyam S. Sablani
Juming Tang
Barbara Rasco
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Packaging for Organic Foods

This guide helps exporters, packers and processors to understand packaging for organic food. Businesses in developing countries, particularly micro and small ones, often lack comprehensive information on market requirements set by importers. This guide on packaging for organic products will help...
Rajiv Dhar
Kathrin Seidel
International Trade Centre

Efecto del empaque en la estabilidad del color de pulpa de fresa pasteurizada

  La necesidad de abrir mercados con productos más estables a condiciones de almacenamiento es un reto para la industria de alimentos, de ahí el uso de los sistemas de empaque. Este estudio evaluó el empaque flexible de alta barrera al oxígeno (laminado BOPA/EVOH/...
Claudia E. Restrepo
Lucas Penagos
Jairo H. Patiño
Ana C. Botero
Revista Alimentos Hoy

Effect of Packaging and Storage Temperature on the Shelf Life of Crisps from four Kenyan Potato Cultivars

  Potato crisps are known to absorb high amounts of processing oil that may undergo oxidation and hydrolysis during storage, depending on packaging and storage temperature. These changes may, however, have profound effects and impact negatively on product acceptability. This study was...
George O. Abong
Michael W. Okoth
Jasper K. Imungi
Jackson N. Kabira
American Journal of Food Technology

Influence of film and modified atmosphere on sensory quality of roasted apple cv. Reineta

The aim of this study was to determine the influence of film type and modified atmosphere on the sensory quality of roasted apple cv. Reineta. Roasted apples were packaged using two different films, LORE 90 COOK and CN 300, under two different modified atmosphere conditions, Extendapak 1® (...
V. Marcelo
J. B. Valenciano
M. Guerra
J. A. Boto
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research