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Modern Packaging in Support of  Quality and Safety of Foods and Consumer Demand

Modern Packaging in Support of Quality and Safety of Foods and Consumer Demand

This video was recorded at 1. mednarodna konferenca »Trendi in izzivi v živilistvu, prehrani, gostinstvu in turizmu« / 1. International conference on Trends and challenges in food technology, nutrition, hospitality and tourism. Packaging plays an essential role in the food supply protecting and containing food from processing and manufacturing, through distribution, handling and storage to the final consumer. Without packaging, food distribution would be a messy, inefficient and much more costly exercise. The packaging sector represents about 2 per cent of the GNP in developed countries and about half of all packaging is dedicated to food. Packaging functions may be described as: protection and containment; preservation; information; and convenience and service. These basic functions are,... Show More
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