Both society and industry demand biodegradable packaging materials that are not only environmentally friendly but can also guarantee the shelf life of food in an adequate and affordable way.
We seek solutions for both the primary sector and the food industry, among which we highlight:
Active edible food coatings
Edible coatings are used in a wide range of products in order to extend the shelf life of food.
We develop and characterize active edible coatings using natural compounds with antimicrobial and/or antioxidant activity in order to increase the quality and safety of food.
These products can be applied both on the packaging and directly on the food. Some of the examples we work with are: