Packaging Technology Books


We have compiled the list of Best Reference Books on Packaging Technology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of best books on Packaging Technology along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Packaging Technology subject and came out with a recommended list of best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on “Packaging Technology” as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

List of Packaging Technology Books with author’s names, publishers, and an unbiased review as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books.

1. “Post Harvest Food grain storage” by Himangshu Barman

“Post Harvest Food grain storage” Book Review: This book is mainly designed for those preparing for other competitive examinations as well as Agricultural Sciences students and teachers. It covers the topics of Pre-harvest and Post-harvest operation of Agriculture widely. Also contained in it are exam patterns and latest research results which will give a wider scope for preparation. The book covers various concepts in it’s subsequent chapters on topics like Effective management of agricultural products, storage problems and storage technology etc. Advanced concepts like population growth, nutritional demand, economic growth and development, population nutritional problems, surplus storage and mobilisation are also covered in the book. Each chapter contains various descriptions, examples, laws and important points in order to make the revision easier.

2. “Agri-Food Crops: Processing, Value Addition, Packaging and Storage” by R Sasi Kumar

“Agri-Food Crops: Processing, Value Addition, Packaging and Storage” Book Review: This book is targeted for undergraduate level students and the concepts are explained in simple and concise manner. The points are covered in a logical way, and there are a wide range of solved examples given in the book. It’s main focus lies on Applied problems.Topics like production, processing, value addition, packaging and storage of agro-food crops and various topics dealing with food processing sector like cereals, millet and pulses, minor forest products, fruits and vegetables and milk and milk based products are dealt in this book. Diagrams provided in this book are clear and error free. There are standard and simple procedures used for deriving equations and it contains ample number of solved examples. This book is mainly for agricultural engineering students.

3. “Biscuit, Cookie and Cracker Manufacturing Manuals: Manual 6: Biscuit Packaging and Storage” by Duncan Manley

“Biscuit, Cookie and Cracker Manufacturing Manuals: Manual 6: Biscuit Packaging and Storage” Book Review: This book is the guideline for the range of packaging options available for storage and handling, highlighting the key issues in retaining product quality courses provided all over the country. This course is generally offered to students at the first to third food science and material science/polymer engineering, preferably after elementary courses. It has also been revised from time-to-time to contain all the relevant changes happening each year.

4. “Application of Modified Atmosphere Packaging on Quality of Selected Vegetables” by Achilleas Bouletis and Ioannis Arvanitoyannis

“Application of Modified Atmosphere Packaging on Quality of Selected Vegetables” Book Review: This book provides enough coverage on the effect of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) in the developing world, up to point solutions as well as sufficient exercises for the readers desiring to gain maximum knowledge after the completion of the book. Chapters provided in the book are chemical and microbiological parameters that affect shelf life and chapters on roots, tubers, leafy vegetables, fruits-vegetables, bulbs, stems and shoots, flowers, seeds, fungi etc. Other important topics covered in the book include theory of storage parameters such as temperature, several pretreatments, film permeability or light and dark storage conditions. Plethora of solved examples are included in every chapter of the book. Advanced concepts like marketing systems, supply chains and retail methods are also covered extensively in the book. Students pursuing agriculture as well as post graduate students of Agriculture can benefit from the book. Students preparing for various competitive examinations may also find it beneficial.

5. “Food Packaging: Principles and Practice: 6 (Packaging and Converting Technol)” by Gordon L Robertson
6. “Emerging Food Packaging Technologies: Principles and Practice (Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition)” by Kit L Yam and Dong Sun Lee

“Emerging Food Packaging Technologies: Principles and Practice (Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition)” Book Review: The book is on emerging food packaging technologies, reviews advances in packaging materials, the design and implementation of smart packaging techniques. It focuses on developments in active packaging, reviewing controlled release packaging, active antimicrobials and nanocomposites in packaging, and edible chitosan coatings. It also covers intelligent packaging and how advances in the consumer/packaging interface can improve food safety and quality, the use of eco-design, life cycle assessment, and the utilisation of bio-based polymers in the production of smarter, environmentally-compatible packaging. It examines development in packaging materials, nanocomposites, emerging coating technologies, light-protective and non-thermal process packaging and the safety of plastics as food packaging materials.

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