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Packaging

Assessing the reinforcement effect by response surface methodology of holocellulose from spent coffee grounds on biopolymeric films as food packaging materials
07/06/2024 - The pollution caused by petroleum?derived plastic materials has become a major environmental problem that has encouraged the development of new compostable and environmentally friendly materials for...
Hybrid Ethylcellulose Polymeric Films: Ag(I)?Based Components and Curcumin as Reinforcing Ingredients for Enhanced Food Packaging Properties
04/06/2024 - Bio?active ethylcellulose (EC) polymeric films have been obtained by incorporating curcumin (curc) and Ag(I)?based compounds, known for their antioxidant and antimicrobial activity, respectively,...
Tailoring of Gelatin-Chitosan Nanofibers Functionalized with Eucalyptus Essential Oil via Electroblowing for Potential Food Packaging and Wound Dressing Applications
04/06/2024 - In recent years, new approaches to fabricating nanofiber networks for potential applications in wound dressing and food packaging have been in the spotlight. This study aimed to produce functional...
Flexible monolayer films of poly(lactic acid)/gallic acid for active food packaging: Preparation, characterization, and bioactive properties
05/06/2024 - A novel ultrasonic method fabricates lightweight, high?performance flax fiber composites with enhanced viscoelastic properties and a 23% weight reduction, achieved through nano?coating and fly ash...
Pilot Scale Pyrolysis and Simulation of Plastic Waste into a Value?Added Product: An Integrated Approach
27/05/2024 - Discarded plastic as a waste has grown uncontrollably worldwide, most of it ending up as landfill. To convert plastic waste to value?added product, authors in this study highlighted the production of...
Bio?Based Disposable Containers for Food Services
13/02/2024 - Currently, petrochemical plastics dominate the food service industry due to their good mechanical properties and barrier against heat, water vapor, carbon dioxide, and oxygen. This widespread use is...
Modified xanthan gum (natural polymeric material) and its derivative for wastewater treatment: A review
20/05/2024 - Naturally occurring xanthan gum (XG) has much commercial importance because of its excellent physicochemical, eco?friendly, and non?toxic properties. It is used in various applications like protein...
Processing and performance of 3D?printed gelatin?based edible composite hydrogels
15/05/2024 - Review of Bioactive Wax Emulsified FilmsAbstractPlastic packaging materials have caused significant environmental issues because they are nonrenewable and nonbiodegradable. Wax?emulsified films from...
Developmental Formulation Principles of Food Preservatives by Nanoencapsulationâ??Fundamentals, Application, and Challenges
- Abstract The role of food additives is to preserve food by extending shelf life and limiting harmful microorganism proliferation. They prevent spoilage by enhancing the taste and...
Micro/nano fillers for value?added polymer composites: A comprehensive review
25/04/2024 - Micro/nano fillers for value?added polymer composites.The need for new sustainable engineering materials using polymer composites is evolving every day. Researchers are in a race to develop...
Selected Useful Properties of Polylactide Films Containing Nisaplin and Natamax
28/04/2024 - In this article, we present polymer materials consisting of polylactide (PLA) and nisaplin (N), as well as PLA and natamax (X). These materials were obtained using the solvent method and tested by...
Development of Chitosan-Based Films Incorporated with Chestnut Flower Essential Oil That Possess Good Anti-Ultraviolet Radiation and Antibacterial Effects for Banana Storage
27/04/2024 - New and valuable packaging materials, with high biocompatibility and biodegradability, have garnered attention in recent years. The aim of this study was to investigate the physicochemical...
Physico-Chemical Characteristics of pH-Driven Active Film Loading with Curcumin Based on the Egg White Protein and Sodium Alginate Matrices
26/04/2024 - The low solubility and stability of fat-soluble curcumin in water limit its application in active packaging. This study explored the use of a pH-driven method to investigate the preparation and...
From Nucleation to Fat Crystal Network: Effects of Stearic–Palmitic Sucrose Ester on Static Crystallization of Palm Oil
29/04/2024 - Palm oil (PO), a semi-solid fat at room temperature, is a popular food ingredient. To steer the fat functionality, sucrose esters (SEs) are often used as food additives. Many SEs exist, varying in...
Nanocelluloses and Their Applications in Conservation and Restoration of Historical Documents
27/04/2024 - Nanocelluloses have gained significant attention in recent years due to their singular properties (good biocompatibility, high optical transparency and mechanical strength, large specific surface...
Unveiling the Future of Meat Packaging: Functional Biodegradable Packaging Preserving Meat Quality and Safety
28/04/2024 - Meat quality and shelf life are important parameters affecting consumer perception and safety. Several factors contribute to the deterioration and spoilage of meat products, including microbial...
Study on the Properties of PLA- and PP-Based Films for Food Applications Incorporating Orange Peel Extract from Agricultural by-Products
29/04/2024 - The aim of this work was to develop active packaging based on polypropylene (PP) and polylactic acid (PLA) matrices using a high value by-product extracted from orange peel as an active compound for...
Fabrication of poly(acrylic acid)/chitosan/linseed mucilage films: Thermal and mechanical properties
25/04/2024 - The appearance of films with linseed mucilage (LM)/chitosan/acrylic acid ratios of 1.0/2.0/18, 2.0/2.0/18, 3.0/2.0/18, and 4.0/2.0/18 wt/wt, varying the quantity of LM (1.0, 2.0, 3.0, and 4.0?g)...
Emerging organophosphite and organophosphate esters in takeaway food and the implications for human exposure
24/04/2024 - Takeaway food has become a prominent component of the diet in urban areas of China, especially for young people. Although dietary intake is a major pathway to contaminants for human exposure,...
Enhancing Mechanical Properties of Corn Bran Arabinoxylan Films for Sustainable Food Packaging
25/04/2024 - Arabinoxylan (AX)-based films can improve the mechanical characteristics of biodegradable materials when utilized for food packaging. However, the mechanical properties of AX films for food packaging...
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Geogrids Manufactured from Recycled Plastics for Slope Stabilization—A Case Study
19/04/2024 - This study aimed to investigate the sustainable use of recycled plastics, specifically polypropylene (PP) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE), in the manufacture of geogrids for geotechnical and...