Nanocomposites for food and beverage packaging materials
M.D. Sanchez Garcia and J.M. Lagaron, IATA, CSIC, Spain
This chapter describes both academic and practical aspects of the application of nanocomposites of polymers and nanofillers to the food and beverage packaging sector. The chapter also reviews the latest developments in this innovative field, including the application of nanofillers to biopolymers.
A food package was traditionally considered simply to be a container in which foodstuffs were transported from the place where they were grown or produced to the place of retail or consumption. Food packages are far ...