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Plant extract mediated silver nanoparticles and their applications as antimicrobials and in sustainable food packaging: A state-of-the-art review

BackgroundNanotechnology is an emerging, novel area of applications in antimicrobial and eco-friendly food packaging that have tremendous potential benefits. Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) have been extensively studied and frequently used in food packaging applications due to their superior physicochemical, biological and antimicrobial properties.

Publication date: 01/06/2021

Author: Santosh Kumar, Indra Bhusan Basumatary, Hemanth P.K. Sudhani, Vivek K. Bajpai, Lei Chen, Shruti Shukla, Avik Mukherjee

Trends in Food Science & Technology


This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 837761.