Nanotechnology can be applied to the production, processing, safety and packaging of food. Ways in which nanotechnology can be applied to food and food packaging are briefly looked at.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1658 | 21 Jul 2006
Graphene Oxide is a single-atomic-layered material made by oxidizing graphite crystals that are available in large quantities at inexpensive prices. It can be easily transformed into graphene via...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2934 | 3 Oct 2011
This article investigates the thermal properties of three-layer BOPP films and uses nano-TA to investigate the transition temperature of the skin layer in cross-section and the the effect of ageing on...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2063 | 13 Feb 2008
Characterization of heterogeneous systems on the nanometer scale continues to grow in importance and to impact key applications in the field of materials science (phase segregated systems),...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2033 | 7 Nov 2007
The Digital Pulsed Force Mode (DPFM) provides new perspectives for materials research on the nanometer scale. Its ability to store the full tip-sample interaction during an AFM imaging process allows...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2032 | 7 Nov 2007
Radio frequency identification (RFid) tags are increasingly being used in electronic tagging, tracking and monitoring. Applications for RFid tags, benefits and drawbacks of using RFid tags, and...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1344 | 11 Aug 2005
Some nanofood products are already on the market, with many more nanotech food projects currently at R&D stage. Estimates about the worldwide value of the nanofood market, statistics for the number of...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1330 | 28 Jul 2005
Packaging for food and drink is already benefiting from using nanotechnology methods and devices, such as clay nanoparticles and nanosensors. Nanoclays, molecular barriers, nanocrystals, antimicrobial...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1317 | 25 Jul 2005
New developments in using polymer technology for packaging are likely to have a positive effect in the drug delivery, pharmaceuticals, security and tracking, and the food and drink sectors, with...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1081 | 17 Dec 2004
Eikos, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of carbon nanotube (CNT) inks for highly transparent conductive coatings and circuits, today announced a collaboration with FLEXcon, the global leader in...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=781 | 20 Apr 2004