The goal of food packaging system is to prevent, minimalize or delay undesirable changes to the appearance, sensory characteristics like flavor, odor and texture. The devices as indicators can provide directly information about product quality which is resulting from microbial growth or chemical changes within foodstuffs. Microbiological quality may be determined through reactions between indicators included within the package and metabolites which are produced during microbial growth. The using of those indicators to inside or outside of cover we can call smart of intelligent packaging. Smart packaging utilizes chemical sensor or biosensor to monitor the food quality and safety from the producers to the costumers.
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