Lesson_12_packaging

Lesson_12_packaging - 1. Functionoffoodpackaging

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1. Function of food packaging Protect against spoilage, protection Containment Dispensing Unitizing into appropriate sizes 2. Basic packaging materials Metal Paper and paper board Glass and glass bottles plastics 3. Effective packaging Nontoxic compatible with the food Protection from the environment  Provide resistance to physical damage Be tamper resistant or tamper evident Easy to open and reseal Have appearance and printability features 4. Types of containers   Primary and secondary packages Primary packages are in direct contact with food.  Secondary packages are larger containers which facilitate shipping and handling 5. Metal packaging 1
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6. Glass packaging Chemically inert and it’s an absolute barrier to oxygen and moisture. Sand is heated to 2732 degrees F.   7. Plastic packaging Polymers, long chains of monomers or subunits bonded together.  The subunits vary and lend  different characteristics to plastics.  
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