9. Bionanocomposites for Natural Food Packing

  1. Visakh P. M.,
  2. Sabu Thomas,
  3. Laura B. Iturriaga and
  4. Pablo Daniel Ribotta
  1. Bibin Mathew Cherian1,
  2. Gabriel Molina de Olyveira2,
  3. Ligia Maria Manzine Costa2,
  4. Alcides Lopes Leão1,
  5. Marcia Rodrigues de Morais Chaves3,
  6. Sivoney Ferreira de Souza2 and
  7. Suresh Narine4

Published Online: 12 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118659083.ch9

Advances in Food Science and Technology

Advances in Food Science and Technology

How to Cite

Cherian, B. M., de Olyveira, G. M., Costa, L. M. M., Leão, A. L., de Morais Chaves, M. R., de Souza, S. F. and Narine, S. (2013) Bionanocomposites for Natural Food Packing, in Advances in Food Science and Technology (eds V. P. M., S. Thomas, L. B. Iturriaga and P. D. Ribotta), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118659083.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Natural Resources, College of Agricultural Sciences, Sao, Paulo State University, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Department of Nanoscience and Advanced Materials, Federal University of ABC, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  3. 3

    Center of Applied Sciences, University of Sagrado Coração, Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  4. 4

    Trent Center for Biomaterials Research, Departments of Physics & Astronomy and Chemistry, Trent University, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 4 MAR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118121023

Online ISBN: 9781118659083



  • Bionanocomposites;
  • food packing;
  • polysaccharide films;
  • nanoreinforcements;
  • food nanoparticle additives;
  • nanocrystals;
  • nanofibers;
  • toxicology;
  • surface modification


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natural Biopolymer-Based Films

  • Modification of Film Properties

  • Environmental Impact of Bionanocomposites Materials

  • Conclusions and Future Perspectives