Packaging material manufacturing

Manufacturing of Food Packaging material and their testing
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (7 ratings)
408 students
Student will able learn how packaging material like glass, plastic, metals are prepared or manufactured.


  • Students with Science backgorund
  • B. Tech Food Tech students, Food Packaging specialization students



Introduction to subject, Packaging situations in World and India Need of packaging, plastic consumption/use in World, India etc. Package requirements, package functions Hazards acting on package during transportation, Storage and atmospheric package, labeling laws

Package Materials: classification packages, paper as package material its manufacture, types, advantages corrugated and paper board boxes etc. Glass as package material, Manufacture, Advantages, disadvantages. Metal as package material-manufacture, Advantages, disadvantages Aluminum as package material, its

advantages and disadvantages, plastic as package material classification of polymers, Properties of each plastics, uses of each plastics, chemistry of each plastic such as polyethylene, Polypropylene, polystyrene, polycarbonate, PVC, PVDC, Cellulose acetate, Nylon etc.

Lamination, Coating and Aseptic packaging, Lamination, need of lamination, types, properties, advantages & disadvantages of each type. Coating on paper & films, types of coatings. Need of coating, methods of coatings. Biodegradable and edible packaging, Aseptic packaging-Need, Advantages, process, comparison of conventional & aseptic packaging. System of aseptic packaging and materials used in aseptic packaging, Machineries used in Packing foods. Permeability – theoretical consideration, permeability of gases and vapours. Permeability of multilayer packages, permeability in relation to products.

Packaging of Specific Foods with its properties like bread, biscuits coffee, milk powder, egg powder, carbonated beverages Snack foods etc, Mechanical and functional tests on package, Various mechanical functional testes perform in laboratories on package boxes and package materials.


Identification of Packaging Materials; Measurement of Thickness of Packaging Films, papers and boards; Measurement of water absorption of paper, paper boards; Measurement of bursting strength of paper and paperboard; Measurement Tear resistance of papers; Measurement of puncture resistance of paper and paperboard; Measurement of tensile strength of paper of paper boards; Determination of gas transmission rate of package films; Determination of WVTR of films; Determination of coating on package materials; Identification of plastic films; Prepackaging practices followed for packing fruits and vegetables.

Who this course is for:

  • B. Tech Food Technology

Course content

1 section5 lectures39m total length
  • Packaging of food products part-1
  • Packaging used for food products part-2
  • Glass as a Packaging Material
  • Paper as a Packaging Mateial
  • Testing's used to check quality of packaging material used


Asst. Prof. at K.K. Wagh College of Food Technology Nashik
Asmita Thorat
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 12 Reviews
  • 624 Students
  • 2 Courses

Hello everyone, I am Prof. Asmita Thorat, Currently working as Assistnat Professor in K. K. Wagh College of Food Technology, Nashik. I am teaching Meat, poultry and Fish Technology since last 6 years. Also I am Teaching Food Packaging Technology course as a part of curriculum. I believe in delivering the knowledge without any hurdles of education system, so started on Udemy.