Applications of Active Packaging in Breads

Sami Gökhan Özkal, Ali Göncü


Changes on consumer preferences lead to innovations and improvements in new packaging technologies. With these new developments passive packaging technologies aiming to protect food nowadays have left their place to active and intelligent packaging technologies that have other various functions beside protection of food. Active packaging is defined as an innovative packaging type and its usage increases the shelf life of food significantly. Applications of active packaging have begun to be used for packaging of breads. In this study active packaging applications in breads have been reviewed.


Bread; Packaging; Active packaging; Shelf life; Stale bread

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ISSN: 2148-127X

Turkish JAF Sci.Tech.

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