Sustainable Food Packaging


The module is designed to provide a solid understanding of the fundamentals principles of food packaging with emphasises on sustainability.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the primary, secondary and tertiary role of packaging in the food industry

  2. Apply the principles of design packaging for food markets

  3. Illustrate the differences in the composition, manufacture, properties and uses of food packaging materials

  4. Analyse how EU legislation influences food packaging

  5. Identify the importance and need for more sustainable packaging in today's food industry 

% Coursework 30%
% Final Exam 70%