Overview gelatin-based films and coatings for food packaging

27 October 2016

In an article published in Coatings, researchers at the University of Alicante in Spain discuss the latest advances in the composition of gelatin-based edible films and coatings, including nanoparticle addition, and their potential for application in the food packaging industry.
Gelatin is derived from collagen and is extensively used by various industries because of its technological and functional properties. Thanks to its ability to improve food quality, gelatin has been particularly considered in food preservation of meat and fish products, among others. Nowadays, a wide range of components are available to be included as additives to improve its properties.
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