Tool for measuring diffusion of aromas through packaging materials

M. Vähä-Nissi, T. Hjelt, A. Kokko, R. Kokkonen, A. Mikkelson

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to show the methods and challenges related to aroma barrier testing. A method developed for measuring diffusion of aroma compounds through packaging materials is introduced. This method can be used for comparing existing materials and for developing new ones. For example, our studies showed that the surface porosity of the base paper affects the aroma barrier of polyethylene coated papers. Secondly, the base polymer and the use of nano-sized pigments affect the aroma barrier properties of dispersion coatings.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2008
EventTAPPI 2008 PLACE Conference: Innovations in Flexible Consumer Packaging - Portsmouth, VA, United States
Duration: 14 Sep 200817 Sep 2008

Conference

ConferenceTAPPI 2008 PLACE Conference: Innovations in Flexible Consumer Packaging
CountryUnited States
CityPortsmouth, VA
Period14/09/0817/09/08

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