New environmentally friendly materials for food packaging
24/11/2020 - B/Open Digital Edition
Packaging has an essential role in preserving products: it allows them a longer shelf-life and allows conservation and distribution in areas far away from production sites as well. Moreover, it is important communication, information, and marketing tool. It is though today considered a major source of pollution, due to the enormous plastic prevalence, therefore there is a great interest in the search for alternative materials with a lower environmental impact.