Trends in Food Packing
Packaging plays an important role to maintain the quality of food products for storage, transportation and consumption. It prevents quality deterioration and facilitates distribution and marketing. Protection, containment, information and convenience are the basic functions involved in packaging.
Traditional food packages are passive barriers designed to reduce the adverse effects of the environment on the food materials. They are many advance technologies, like active packaging, modified atmosphere packaging, intelligent packaging, and biodegradable packaging are needed to allow packages to take care of the food and environment as well.