Cellulose nanofillers for food packaging

R.T. Olsson and L. Fogelström,     Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

M. Martínez-Sanz,     Novel Materials and Nanotechnology Group, IATA-CSIC, Spain

M. Henriksson,     Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Sweden


This chapter presents a review of methods for the extraction of cellulose nanofillers, as well as the most important characteristic features related to the exploration of these nanofillers in composite applications. Various methods for the extraction and surface modification of cellulose crystals are presented for the adaption of cellulose crystals in composite applications. A brief review of the different morphological characteristics ...

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