Active Packaging

Packaging materials containing agents that promote shelf life extension by absorbing or emitting certain volatiles, controlling moisture levels, or reducing microbial activity.

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Active packaging technologies will only make an impact for perishable foods, namely baked goods, produce, dairy, meat, and seafood. Select packaging technologies, most notably in sachet or pad form, have shown utility in these applications, extending shelf life up to several weeks. The concept of implementing active packaging, especially as an embedded or coated agent within a film, for others (e....

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Lux Research analysts and the Lux Intelligence Engine have added the following recent active packaging developments.