Smart and Active Food Packaging: Insights in Novel Food Packaging

The demand for more healthy foods with longer shelf life has been growing. Food packaging as one of the main aspects of food industries plays a vital role in meeting this demand. Integration of nanotechnology with food packaging systems (FPSs) revealed promising promotion in foods’ shelf life by int...

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Main Authors: Hamed Ahari, Solmaz P. Soufiani
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2021-07-01
Series:Frontiers in Microbiology
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Online Access:https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2021.657233/full
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spelling doaj-492b01bf766c48d5964f7dd8ec7439302021-07-09T10:41:46ZengFrontiers Media S.A.Frontiers in Microbiology1664-302X2021-07-011210.3389/fmicb.2021.657233657233Smart and Active Food Packaging: Insights in Novel Food PackagingHamed AhariSolmaz P. SoufianiThe demand for more healthy foods with longer shelf life has been growing. Food packaging as one of the main aspects of food industries plays a vital role in meeting this demand. Integration of nanotechnology with food packaging systems (FPSs) revealed promising promotion in foods’ shelf life by introducing novel FPSs. In this paper, common classification, functionalities, employed nanotechnologies, and the used biomaterials are discussed. According to our survey, FPSs are classified as active food packaging (AFP) and smart food packaging (SFP) systems. The functionality of both systems was manipulated by employing nanotechnologies, such as metal nanoparticles and nanoemulsions, and appropriate biomaterials like synthetic polymers and biomass-derived biomaterials. “Degradability and antibacterial” and “Indicating and scavenging” are the well-known functions for AFP and SFP, respectively. The main purpose is to make a multifunctional FPS to increase foods’ shelf life and produce environmentally friendly and smart packaging without any hazard to human life.https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2021.657233/fullactive food packagingsmart food packagingbiopolymersshelf lifenanomaterial
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Smart and Active Food Packaging: Insights in Novel Food Packaging
Frontiers in Microbiology
active food packaging
smart food packaging
biopolymers
shelf life
nanomaterial
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Solmaz P. Soufiani
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title Smart and Active Food Packaging: Insights in Novel Food Packaging
title_short Smart and Active Food Packaging: Insights in Novel Food Packaging
title_full Smart and Active Food Packaging: Insights in Novel Food Packaging
title_fullStr Smart and Active Food Packaging: Insights in Novel Food Packaging
title_full_unstemmed Smart and Active Food Packaging: Insights in Novel Food Packaging
title_sort smart and active food packaging: insights in novel food packaging
publisher Frontiers Media S.A.
series Frontiers in Microbiology
issn 1664-302X
publishDate 2021-07-01
description The demand for more healthy foods with longer shelf life has been growing. Food packaging as one of the main aspects of food industries plays a vital role in meeting this demand. Integration of nanotechnology with food packaging systems (FPSs) revealed promising promotion in foods’ shelf life by introducing novel FPSs. In this paper, common classification, functionalities, employed nanotechnologies, and the used biomaterials are discussed. According to our survey, FPSs are classified as active food packaging (AFP) and smart food packaging (SFP) systems. The functionality of both systems was manipulated by employing nanotechnologies, such as metal nanoparticles and nanoemulsions, and appropriate biomaterials like synthetic polymers and biomass-derived biomaterials. “Degradability and antibacterial” and “Indicating and scavenging” are the well-known functions for AFP and SFP, respectively. The main purpose is to make a multifunctional FPS to increase foods’ shelf life and produce environmentally friendly and smart packaging without any hazard to human life.
topic active food packaging
smart food packaging
biopolymers
shelf life
nanomaterial
url https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2021.657233/full
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