This Industrial Bioprocessing Alert features innovations in food storage, which serves to preserve quality of food till it reaches the consumer. Responding to market demand for processed and packed food, longer shelf life, and more reliable food freshness monitoring, several food storage innovations have emerged. The innovations profiled in this alert are smart labeling for food packaging, controlled atmosphere for post-harvest produce storage, zero-energy cool chambers, and ammonia sensors for food spoilage detection during storage.
The Industrial Bioprocessing Alert provides intelligence on technologies, processes and strategic insights of industries involving bioprocessing, including innovations in the development and production of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, alternative fuels, chemical feedstocks, food and beverages, and consumer products.
The Materials and Coatings cluster tracks research & innovation trends and developments across specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, chemicals, bio-chemicals, metals, coatings, thinfilms, surface treatments, composites, alloys, oil and gas, fuel additives, fibers and several other related technologies and its impact and application across industries.
Keywords: food storage, packaging, shelf life, smart labeling, controlled atmosphere, post-harvest, cool chambers, ammonia sensors