Packaging of Dairy products

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Soma Maji

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Course Name : Packaging of Dairy Products

Code(Credit) : CUTM1160(2-0-1)

Course Objectives

• To endow students with the importance of packaging
• History of package development
• Different types and characteristics of packaging materials used for dairy products

Learning Outcomes

• Identify different types and characteristics of packaging materials.
• Able to test glass bottle - resistance to thermal shock.
• Proficiency in testing of plastics and laminates - thickness, water vapour transmission rate and grease resistance.

Course Syllabus

Module I: History and type of packaging material (6 hr)

• Introduction, Importance of Packaging, History of Package Development
• Packaging materials, a) Characteristics of basic packaging materials: Paper (paper board, corrugated paper, fibre board)
• Characteristics of Glass and Metal
• Characteristics of Plastics
• Foils and laminates, retort pouches
• Package forms, Legal requirements of packaging materials and product information

Project: (10 hr)
• Identification of packaging materials; Flame Hot wire test
• Testing of papers/ paperboards: Percentage moisture, Grease resistance
• Water absorptiveness, Grammage, Tearing resistance, Bursting strength
• Testing of glass bottle – resistance to thermal shock
• Testing of plastics and laminates – Thickness, Water vapour transmission rate (WVTR), Grease resistance

Module II: Packaging of dairy products (5 hr)
• Packaging of milk and dairy products such as pasteurized milk, UHT-sterilized milk
• Aseptic packaging, fat rich products-ghee and butter
• Coagulated and desiccated indigenous dairy products and their sweet mead
• Concentrated and dried milks including baby foods
• Packaging of functional dairy/food products

Project: (2 hr)
• Packaging of different dairy products by using pre-pack and vacuum packaging machines

Module III: Different packaging techniques (6 hr)
• Modern Packaging Techniques; Vacuum Packaging
• Modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), Eco-friendly packaging
• Principles and methods of package sterilization, Coding and Labelling of Food packages
• Aseptic Packaging (AP), Scope of AP and pre-requisite conditions for AP
• Description of equipment (including aseptic tank) and machines- Micro-processor controlled systems employed for AP
• Package conditions and quality assurance aspects of AP

Module IV: Safety and disposal of packaging materials (3 hr)
• Microbiological aspects of packaging materials
• Disposal of waste package materials, Packaging Systems
• Hazards from packaging materials in food

Suggested Readings:-
• Patel, H.G., Modha, H. and Ranganadham, M. , Packaging of dairy Products, Agrimoon.com
• Ahvenainen, R. (2003). Novel Food Packaging Techniques. Woodhead Publ. Ltd., Cambridge, England.
• Engineers India Research Institute. (2005). Handbook of Packaging Technology. EIRI, Delhi.
• Han, J. (2005). Innovations in Food Packaging. Elsevier Science & Technology Books.
• Yam, K. L. (2009). Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology. 3rded. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. Publ., USA.

Online resources:
http://courseware.cutm.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/PACKAGING-OF-DAIRY-PRODUCTS.pdf

Session Plan

Session 1

Introduction, Importance of Packaging, History of Package Development

Video: Evolution of Packaging material
Video: History of packaging material

Session 2

Packaging materials, Characteristics of basic packaging materials: Paper (paper board, corrugated paper, fibre board)

Video: Paper making process
Video: How paper is made into corrugated board
Video: Industrial view of paper production

Session 3 (Project)

Identification of packaging materials; Flame hot wire test

Video: Hot Wire test

Session 4 (Project)

Testing of papers/ paperboards: Percentage moisture, Grease resistance

Session 5 (Project)

Testing of papers/ paperboards: Water absorptiveness, Grammage, Tearing resistance, Bursting strength

Video: paper, board strength test
Video: Bursting strength test

Video: Water absorption test

Video: Grammage test of paper

slides of tearing resistance

Session 7 (Project)

Testing of glass bottle – resistance to thermal shock.

Video: Testing of glass bottles (Thermal shock)

Session 9 (Project)

Testing of plastics and laminates – Thickness, Water vapour transmission rate (WVTR), Grease resistance.

Session 10

Characteristics of Foils and laminates, retort pouches
Book:
PACKAGING-OF-DAIRY-PRODUCTS (Module 5, lesson 22)

Session 11

Package forms, Legal requirements of packaging materials and product information.
Video: Different package forms

Video: Types and features of packaging material

Session 12

Session 14

Packaging of coagulated and desiccated indigenous dairy products, sweet mead

Session 15

Packaging of concentrated and dried milks including baby foods.

https://www.slideshare.net/AbhinavVivek1/packaging-materials-for-dairy-products?from_action=save

Session 16

Packaging of functional dairy/food products. Modern Packaging Techniques; Vacuum Packaging

Video: Working of vacuum packaging machine

Video: Advantage of vacuum packaging

Session 17 (Project)

Packaging of different dairy products by using prepacks and vacuum packaging machines.

Video: Vacuum packaging of paneer

Video: Pre pack of milk

Session 19

Principles and methods of package sterilization

Video: Method of package sterilization

Session 20

Coding and Labelling of Food packages

Video: Packaging and leveling overview

Session 21

Aseptic Packaging (AP), Scope of AP and pre-requisite conditions for AP

Video: Overview of aseptic packaging

Session 22

Description of equipments (including aseptic tank), machines- Micro-processor controlled systems employed for AP

Video: Microprocessor temperature control system

Video: Aseptic filling of UHT milk

Session 23

Package conditions and quality assurance aspects of AP

Video: Aseptic package

Video: Aseptic filling in tetra pack

Session 24

Microbiological aspects of packaging materials

Presentation:

Microbiological aspects of packaging materials

Session 26

Hazards from packaging materials in food

Video: Migration of contaminants residue from packae to food

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Soma Maji is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dairy Technology, School of Agriculture and Bio Engineering, Centurion University of Technology and Management, Paralakhemundi, Odisha. She is B.Tech in Dairy Technology, M.Tech in Dairy Chemistry from WBUAFS, West Bengal Nadia and pursuing PhD in Dairy Chemistry from NDRI, Karnal. She has qualified […]