Emerging food packaging technologies: An overview

K. L. Yam, Dong Sun Lee

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8 Scopus citations


This chapter defines the term emerging food packaging technologies and explains the socio-economic driving forces behind their development. It also discusses important considerations for identifying and evaluating emerging packaging technologies for improving the safety, quality, and sustainability of the food supply chain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEmerging Food Packaging Technologies
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781845698096
StatePublished - Mar 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


  • Emerging food packaging technologies
  • Package functions
  • Sustainability

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