Rising concerns about food safety and need to extend the shelf life of packaged foods have increased the demand for effective and safe preservatives. While the use of preservatives is nothing new in the F&B industry. increasing regulatory pressures regarding food safety and growing consumer concerns about safety of food additives have influenced various research and developmental activities focused on safe food preservatives across F&B segments.
The High-Tech Materials TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on various materials across industries. Some material technologies include lightweight materials, bio–based materials, ceramics, smart materials, fibers, nanomaterials, responsive materials, polymers, woven and non woven materials, polymers and plastics and packaging materials.
The Materials and Coatings cluster tracks research and 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 preservatives, additives, bio-based, F&B