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Packaging for convenience and maintaining nutritional value of foods

  1. ABSTRACT

    With the time, lives of consumers are getting busier and getting more demanding day by day. Due to lack of time, they look for convenient packaging which can save time, money and resources as well. So, to fulfill their demands, new trends are emerging in food packaging. Convenience packaging goes beyond the essential purpose of preserving and protecting the product. It includes resealable packets, small bags and pouches, shrink films and lidding films. Flexible packaging for convenience includes aluminium foils, films and papers. Packaging for maintaining and enhancing nutritional value of food includes edible films and coatings, made up of proteins, carbohydrates and waxes and lipids which protects the food as well as increases nutritional value of products.


  2. Keywords: Convenient Packaging, Edible Films, Coating.

Article Information
Sr No: 4
Page No: 115-118
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Language: English
Licence: IJW
Authors: Tanu Jain* and Shikha Bathla

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*PhD Scholar, Department of Food & Nutrition, College of Home Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana (Punjab)-141004

Tanu Jain, Department of Food & Nutrition, College of Home Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.

Email: jain.tanu25@gmail.com Contact no.-8427190378
Shikha Bathla, Tanu Jain, Department of Food & Nutrition, College of Home Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.

Email: wondersofpassion@gmail.com

 

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