Nov 26, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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CHEM 513/5213 - Food Packaging (3 cr.)



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This course covers the principles of Food Packaging including the chemistry and technology of packaging materials (metal, glass, plastics, and paper/paperboard), It will also cover main packaging technologies (Modified Atmosphere Packaging, Aseptic Packaging, Active and Intelligent Packaging, etc.) and technical processes for the production of packaging materials (extrusion, co-extrusion, lamination, high vacuum metallization, etc.). It will stress the significance of the phenomena of migration and permeation in packaging materials and finally it will review the main applications of packaging to basic food commodities.



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