Studies on effect of different packaging materials on shelf life of mix fruit bar
Pawase PA, Veer SJ, UD Chavan
Fruit bar is one of the intermediate moisture food product which having good shelf life over long period. Despite increase in storage period of fruit bar with different packaging materials leads to some physical and chemical changes, some are beneficial as well as detrimental. Hence there is need of study the effect different packaging materials on fruit bar over long storage periods. So present investigation is carried out determine the effect of different packaging materials on fruit bar over different storage period (60 days) by using various packaging materials like HDPE, LDPE, Aluminum foil and PET with regular interval of 15 days. Finally it was found that Aluminum foil and PET were having good effect over LDPE and HDPE.