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Novel food delivery materials based on hemicelluloses

Research leader

Professor Ann-Christine Albertsson

Project information

Hemicelluloses are the second most abundant family of polymers in nature and represent an enormous hitherto almost unused renewable resource. Industrial utilization of hemicelluloses can contribute to move society from its petrochemical dependency into a sustainable economy. The project aims to demonstrate the usefulness and advantages of this renewable raw material to make barrier films for food packaging. The targeted demonstrator, barrier films for food packaging, closely links raw material processing with upgrading to high value polymeric materials.

Page responsible:Jenevieve Gocheco Yao
Belongs to: Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology
Last changed: Oct 25, 2013