Claire Sand

Claire Koelsch Sand

Juhi Patel

Packaging that employs metal as a barrier and structural layer plays a significant role in food preservation. Innovations in metal packaging optimize its use as a unique material. For example, innovations in forming cans and controlling metal deposition onto packaging materials allow more material-efficiency and unique antimicrobial and microwave susceptor properties.

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About the Authors

Claire Koelsch Sand, Contributing Editor, Packaging column
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Claire Sand
Juhi Patel is a PhD candidate in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering (Food Engineering), Washington State University. Email: [email protected]