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Packaging and food quality

  • U. Stöllman
  • F. Johansson
  • A. Leufvén

Abstract

In the developed world, the purchase of fresh farm produce is not a viable option. The time available for family shopping is too limited to allow the frequent visits to numerous retail outlets that such a system would require. The supply of exotic foodstuffs that consumers have learned to take for granted would also be impossible to maintain without some means of preservation and packaging. However, different products have different demands. Some products are sensitive to oxygen or moisture, others to microbial growth or light. Thus there is no general packaging solution and the type of packaging to be used must be determined individually for each product.

Keywords

Orange Juice Packaging Material Food Packaging Modify Atmosphere Packaging Edible Film 
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  • U. Stöllman
  • F. Johansson
  • A. Leufvén

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