10. Food Packaging Applications of Biopolymer-Based Films

  1. David Plackett
  1. N. Gontard,
  2. H. Angellier-Coussy,
  3. P. Chalier,
  4. E. Gastaldi,
  5. V. Guillard,
  6. C. Guillaume and
  7. S. Peyron

Published Online: 6 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch10

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

How to Cite

Gontard, N., Angellier-Coussy, H., Chalier, P., Gastaldi, E., Guillard, V., Guillaume, C. and Peyron, S. (2011) Food Packaging Applications of Biopolymer-Based Films, in Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings (ed D. Plackett), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark

Author Information

  1. Joint Research Unit Agro-polymers Engineering and Emerging Technologies, Université Montpellier II, Montpellier, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683415

Online ISBN: 9781119994312

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Keywords:

  • Food Packaging Applications of Biopolymer-Based Films;
  • Food Packaging Material Specifications;
  • Examples of Biopolymer Applications for Food Packaging Materials;
  • Research Directions and Perspectives;
  • oxygen transmission rate (OTR);
  • water vapour transmission rate (WVTR);
  • water vapour permeability (WVP);
  • Food Contact Material (FCM);
  • ‘consumption of fossil resources’;
  • gross calorific values (GCV)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Food Packaging Material Specifications

  • Examples of Biopolymer Applications for Food Packaging Materials

  • Research Directions and Perspectives

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References