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Bio-based Materials for Food Packaging

Green and Sustainable Advanced Packaging Materials

Editors: Ahmed, Shakeel (Ed.)

  • Provides an up-to-date account of the research in the field of biomaterials for food industry
  • Examines the applications and environmental impact of a variety of biopolymers in food packaging
  • Tackles brilliantly, a very pressing issue of environmental pollution through plastic waste in food industry
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About this book

This book provides an overview of the lastest developments in biobased materials and their applications in food packaging. Written by experts in their respective research domain, its thirteen chapters discuss in detail fundamental knowledge on bio based materials. It is intended as a reference book for researchers, students, research scholars, academicians and scientists seeking biobased materials for food packaging applications.

About the authors

Shakeel Ahmed, PhD, is working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Government Degree College Mendhar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He worked as a National Postdoctoral Fellow at the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi), New Delhi and as a Research Fellow at Bio/Polymers Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He obtained his Ph.D. in the area of biopolymers and bionanocomposites. He has published several research publications on green nanomaterials and biopolymers for various applications, including biomedical, packaging, sensors, and water treatment. He is a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), USA, associate member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), UK, member of the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM), Sweden and life member of the Asian Polymer Association and Society of Materials Chemistry (India). He is an active reviewer and member of the editorial boards of several reputed journals. He has published numerous books with leading international publishers.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Bio-based Materials: Past to Future

    Arfin, Tanvir (et al.)

    Pages 1-32

  • Interaction Phenomena Between Packaging and Product

    Vimala Bharathi, S. K. (et al.)

    Pages 33-56

  • Testing Methods for Packaging Materials

    Jayan, Heera (et al.)

    Pages 57-79

  • Functionality and Properties of Bio-based Materials

    Pandit, Pintu (et al.)

    Pages 81-103

  • Potential Bio-Based Edible Films, Foams, and Hydrogels for Food Packaging

    Regubalan, Baburaj (et al.)

    Pages 105-123

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-1909-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-1908-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Bio-based Materials for Food Packaging
Book Subtitle
Green and Sustainable Advanced Packaging Materials
Editors
  • Shakeel Ahmed
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-1909-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-1909-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-1908-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 303
Number of Illustrations
50 b/w illustrations, 28 illustrations in colour
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