Food Packaging

Course contents
  • Production and properties of packaging
    - Technology of polymer packaging
    - Glass and metal packaging
    - Packing and filling processes
    - Packaging machines, processing technology, packaging materials
    - Influence of packaging on the product

    Basics of packaging technology, requirements of food packaging, product-packaging interaction, Food Contact Materials Regulation, security of goods, packaging materials (paper/cardboard, glass, metal, biomaterials), innovation (e.g. active and intelligent packaging, convenience packaging), environmental aspects

    Excursion: brief store check in a nearby supermarket