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Modified-Atmosphere Packaging Book
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Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables
edited by Aaron L. Brody

Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of modern MAP technologies for fresh-cut fruits and vegetables.

Coverage begins with the general MAP concept and application by introducing the concept of MAP, how MAP works for fresh-cut produce and the benefits and shortfalls of MAP in its application.

The book then discusses the basic aspects of MAP – packaging materials and machinery. In these sections, the book addresses not only the general information about MAP materials, but also supplies examples to introduce the new packaging films and their successful application in produce and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables.

Unique chapters and sections in the book include

  • relevant patents for MAP
  • commercial practices
  • MAP packaging machinery

In the final section, Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables highlights the latest developments in the packaging industry and how they could impact the fresh-cut industry.

Contents

  1. Introduction

Part 1: Modified atmosphere packaging

  1. Mathematical modeling of modified atmosphere packaging
  2. Respirations and browning discoloration of fresh-cut produce in modified atmosphere packaging
  3. Fresh-cut produce microbiology of modified atmosphere packaging
  4. Sensory and sensory-related quality of fresh-cut produce under MAP
  5. Phytochemical changes of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables in controlled and modified atmosphere packaging
  6. Active modification of atmosphere in packages

Part 2: Modified atmosphere packaging materials and Machinery

  1. Polymeric films used for modified atmosphere packaging of fresh-cut produce
  2. Breatheway® membrane technology and modified atmosphere packaging
  3. Microperforated films for fresh produce packaging
  4. Modified atmosphere packaging machinery selection and specification
  5. Hygienic design of machinery

Part 3: Novel packaging technologies

  1. Nano-structure packaging technologies
  2. Active packaging for fresh-cut fruits and vegetables
  3. Packaging sustainability for modified atmosphere packaging of fruits and vegetables

Index

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edited by Aaron L. Brody
2011 • 320 pages • $198.95 + shipping
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