COMMENT: The search for the perfect antimicrobial solutions continues

As l mentioned in my recent article ‘Making the case for antimicrobial packaging films: Time to get more Active?’, the number of research projects developing antimicrobial or antibacterial films is staggering. Industry intel and other reliable sources continue to report regularly as papers are published on new active and intelligent solutions for food packaging.

While l am still of the view that more coordination would benefit the commercialisation of these materials, here are just a few of those reported recently, which show promise, many containing chitosan, which was one of the materials, along with cellulose, which l favour...


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