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|Title:||Edible packaging based on natural sources for food applications|
|Author(s):||Cerqueira, Miguel Ângelo Parente Ribeiro|
Vicente, A. A.
|Citation:||Cerqueira, Miguel A.; Vicente, António A., Edible packaging based on natural sources for food applications. 16th IUFoST World Congress of Food Science and Technology: Addressing Global Food Security and Wellness through Food Science and Technology. Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil, Aug 5-9, 2012.|
|Abstract(s):||[Excerpt] Innovations constantly appear in food packaging, always aiming at creating a more efficient quality preservation system while improving foods’ attractiveness and marketability. The utilization of renewable sources for packaging materials, such as hydrocolloids from biological origin, is one of the main trends of the food packaging industry. Edible films/coatings have been considered as one of the potential technologies that can be used to increase the storability of foods and to improve the existent packaging technology, helping to ensure microbial safety and preservation of food from the influence of external factors. [...]|
|Description:||16th IUFoST World Congress of Food Science and Technology: Addressing Global Food Security and Wellness through Food Science and Technology|
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