IUFoST-FP-3: Food Packaging Part Three

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This fifth module has been written to provide a basic understanding of, and introduction to, plastics packaging. On completion of this module, the student will have a general appreciation of the structure and properties of the major plastic used in food packaging. In addition, the barrier properties of plastic polymer in terms of their transmission rates will also be covered.

The sixth module has been written to provide a basic understanding of, and introduction to, the methods available for sealing packages. On completion of this module, the student will have a general appreciation of the major methods used to seal packages, specifically the use of closures on glass and plastic bottles and containers, and the heat sealing of films, pouches and bags.

Term of Contents

  1. Plastic Packaging
  2. Sealing Packaging
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