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The edible packaging industry has grown considerably over the last few years and is expected to have an important impact on the food market. This book reviews edible packing technologies, recent developments in the field, and practical information on new applications. Topics covered include nanotechnology and edible packaging, processing technologies for the application and production of edible coatings/films, application of bioactive compounds using edible packaging, and the development of active and smart edible packaging. It also reviews regulatory aspects in both the U.S. and the U.K.