FOOD PACKAGING: Innovations and Shelf-Life covers recently developments on food packaging and their influence in food quality preservation and shelf-life extension. The book also reviews sustainable and environmentally friendly packaging solutions.
The book includes the following main topics:
-Active and Intelligent Packaging
-Micro and Nano Materials
-Packaging Production and Characterization
-Interaction between Packaging and Food
It is an ideal reference source for government, industry, and academia professionals working in the areas of food science and technology.
Rui Cruz holds a PhD in Food Science and Engineering (Catholic University of Portugal) and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Food Engineering at the ISE-University of Algarve and researcher at the MeditBio center. He is author of 15 peer-reviewed articles, 12 book chapters, editor of 3 international books and collaborates as a reviewer and member of the editorial board of several international scientific journals such as African Journal of Bacteriology Research, African Journal of Food Science, LWT-Food Science and Technology and International Journal of Food Studies. His area of interest is the application of emerging technologies in food preservation, particularly in the development of new biodegradable packaging systems and the application of new technologies in food processing.