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Vol. 11, Special Issue 5 (2022)

Recent advancements in packaging technology, considering the shelf life of fresh fruits: A review

Author(s):
Harshdeep Singh and Rupinder Singh
Abstract:
Apart from the health benefits of fresh fruit, consumer interest in its quality is also increasing due to its numerous health benefits. Therefore, packaging is one of the simplest and most effective options through which the shelf life of fresh produce can be increased upto certain level. Temperature, oxygen levels, fruit variety, handling, ethylene rate, and respiration rate are few factors that have direct impact on the shelf life of fruits. Additionally, proper packing techniques and gas exchange plans can significantly extend fruit shelf life upto large extent. With ultramodern packaging ways similar as the modified actuated packaging, the active packaging, antimicrobial and smart packaging, the shelf life of produce can be increased significantly. This Review of the packaging techniques for fresh fruits gives a focus on the advances in the packaging technologies.
Pages: 1551-1557  |  304 Views  148 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Harshdeep Singh and Rupinder Singh. Recent advancements in packaging technology, considering the shelf life of fresh fruits: A review. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(5S): 1551-1557.

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