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Biobarrier materials

Biobarrier materials

Barrier packaging materials are needed for protection of food products during transportation, storage and display. The type of protection needed depends on the food product but typically protection is needed against grease, moisture, migration of oxygen, carbon dioxide and migration of aroma or flavour compounds. To enhance barrier capabilities against water, vapour, and gases, packaging materials are typically coated with waxes or plastics, or laminated with films or foils.

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