FOOD SCIENCE 4010--Lecture 24 Packaging – materials and interactions PRINCIPLES: • Metal and glass are the traditional packages in food processing. • Packaging materials must be thoroughly tested to ensure performance. • Microwavable containers must be designed to withstand storage and preparation conditions. • Combined packaging systems provide multiple functions. • New packaging materials are evaluated for possible migration of compounds into the product and scalping of flavor components. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:
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semi-rigid plastic containers, New packaging materials