Introduction to active packaging for foods

Theodore P. Labuza

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A variety of packaging technologies are being developed to provide consumers with high-quality, minimally processed foods that have a long shelf life. These technologies extend the shelf life of foods and provide benefits to both manufacturers and consumers. This paper briefly describes some of these new active packaging technologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages3
Specialist publicationFood Technology
StatePublished - Apr 1996


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