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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Packaging and Packaging Technology in Food Industry - AP324002
Title: Packaging and Packaging Technology in Food Industry
Guaranteed by: Department of Food Preservation (324)
Faculty: Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 2/1, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: doctoral
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Rajchl Aleš doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Votavová Lenka Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : P324002
Annotation -
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The subject is focused on deepening knowledge in selected fields of food packaging, namely with respect to modern technology as active packaging systems, modified atmosphere packaging, packaging safety, etc., using the following study topics.
Aim of the course -
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Detailed knowledge of principles of modern systems of food packaging and their potential use in food manufacturing.

Good command of testing of package quality.

Literature -
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The text of presentations.

R: Jung H. Han, Innovations in Food Packaging (second edition), Elsevier Ltd., 2014.

R: O.G. Piringer, A.L. Baner (Eds.), Plastic Packaging Materials for Food. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany, 2000.

A: Arvanitoyannis I., Modified Atmosphere and Active Packaging Technologies, CRC Press, 2012, 978-1-43-980044-7

A: Robertson G.L., Food Packaging and Shelf Life, CRC Press, 2009,978-1-42-007844-2

A: J.F. Hanlon, R.J. Kelsey, H.E. Forcinio, Handbook of Package Engineering. Technomic Publishing Company, Inc., Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.A, 1998.

Learning resources -
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Teaching methods -
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Lectures of lecturers, presentation of students on their chosen and processed topic including self-study.

Requirements to the exam -
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Syllabus -
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1. Economic and environmental aspects of food packaging.

2. Quality of food packages, the testing methods.

3. Permeability of polymer packages.

4. Principles of active packaging systems and their potential in food processing.

5. Modified atmosphere packaging.

6. Safety of food packaging materials.

Entry requirements -
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Registration requirements -
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Course completion requirements -
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Evaluated presentation about the current topic in the field of food packaging

Oral exam