AI6006 - STORAGE AND PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

AI6006 - STORAGE AND PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

AI6006

STORAGE AND PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To understand the underlying principles of spoilage and storage
• To provide knowledge on different storage methods and packaging techniques.

UNIT I

SPOILAGE AND STORAGE

9

Direct damages, Indirect damages of perishable and durable commodities – control measures - factors affecting storage – types of storage – Losses in storage and estimation of losses.

UNIT II

STORAGE METHODS

9

Improved storage methods for grain-modern storage structures-infestation-temperature and moisture changes in storage structures-CAP storage-CA storage of grains and perishables construction operation and maintenance of CA storage facilities


UNIT III

FUNCTIONS OF PACKAGING MATERIALS

9

Introduction – packaging strategies for various environment – functions of package – packaging materials – cushioning materials – bio degradable packaging materials – shrink and stretch packaging materials.

UNIT IV

FOOD PACKAGING MATERIALS AND TESTING

9

Introduction – paper and paper boards - flexible - plastics - glass containers – cans – aluminium foils - package material testing-tensile, bursting and tear strength.

UNIT V

SPECIAL PACKAGING TECHNIQUES

9

Vacuum and gas packaging - aseptic packaging - retort pouching – edible film packaging – tetra packaging – antimicrobial packaging – shrink and stretch packaging.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOME:
• The students will have a clear understanding of various methods of storage and different packaging techniques for food

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Sahay, K.M. and K.K.Singh. 1996. Unit operations of agricultural processing. Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
2. Food Packaging Technology, Hand book, 2004. NIIR Board, New Delhi.
3. Pandey, P.H.2002. Post harvest engineering of horticultural crops through objectives. Saroj Prakasam. Allahabad.

REFERENCES:
1. Himangshu Barman. 2008, Post Harvest Food grain storage. Agrobios (India), Jodhpur.
2. Chakaraverty, A. 2000. 3rd edition. Post harvest technology of cereals, pulses and oil seeds. Oxford & IBH publishing & Co.Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi.

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