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Novel food packaging materials including plant-based byproducts: A review

BackgroundAgro-food processing industries generate a large volume of plant-byproducts that has immense potential in energy recovery, food product and packaging development. Recently, there is an emerging research interest in utilizing plant-byproducts to develop biodegradable packaging materials. Plant-byproducts possess strong structural and functional characteristics that can enhance the biopolymer packaging with improved barrier, mechanical, active, and intelligent properties.

Publication date: 01/12/2021

Author: R. Santhosh, Debarshi Nath, Preetam Sarkar

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.