Recent Trends in the Use of Pectin from Agro-Waste Residues as a Natural-Based Biopolymer for Food Packaging Applications

Regardless of the considerable progress in properties and versatility of synthetic polymers, their low biodegradability and lack of environmentally-friendly character remains a critical issue. Pectin is a natural-based polysaccharide contained in the cell walls of many plants allowing their growth a...

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Main Authors: Cristina Mellinas, Marina Ramos, Alfonso Jiménez, María Carmen Garrigós
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2020-02-01
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