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Food packaging is an inescapable and essential feature of modern life. But what determines which is the correct container for each food products? The properties of various materials such as paper, board, glass, metals, plastics and composite laminates are examined and discussed.

Food Packaging

  • Topics discussed include:

    • Containment
    • Protection
    • Health and Safety
    • Labelling
    • Environmental issues
    • Marketing and distribution

    The text is complimented throughout with diagrams, illustrations, and activities to better engage pupil interest. Each section concludes with exercises that can be used as class revision, individual study, or assessment exercises.

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