Packaging material critical for companies in the qsr industry materials commonly used to package fast food products include: paper, paperboard, plastic, foil, and cardboard (foodservice packaging institute, 2007. Multilayer packaging, consisting of different layers joined by using an adhesive or an extrusion process, is widely used to promote different products, such as food, cosmetics, etc the bonding agents (adhesives, tie layers) are literally the glue that holds everything together.
Manual on food packaging page 3 of 74 about this manual this manual was prepared under funding support by fao technical cooperation programme project tcp/sam/3203 it is based on consultation with a number of small and medium size enterprises (smes) in samoa during july 2012.
Thangsupanich, grit, food research and product development and packaging practices, issues and strategies in thailand (1995) thesis rochester institute of technology.
Among other functions, the food package needs to protect the food from light, moisture, oxygen, microorganisms and other influences to prolong the shelf life of the packed food important packaging properties to consider in the development of a food package are the gas permeability and the moisture transmission rate of the material. Food packaging and shelf life caters to the needs of scientists, material scientists, food chemists and microbiologists in the area of food packaging and shelf life the journal will mainly publish original research papers, review articles and short communications in the following areas.