At present, green edible packaging products made from vegetables as the main raw material have high nutritional value and are convenient for storage, preservation and transportation, and are a good snack food and high-grade food packaging material. Therefore, there is a large market demand. And development prospects. For example, vegetable paper (also known as paper dish) is a new type of deep-processed vegetable product with dual functions of edible and fresh-keeping packaging. At present, countries are actively conducting research on vegetable paper and its products.
There are also edible color vegetable papers made from carotene as raw materials, appropriate thickeners, plasticizers, and water repellents, which are made from the natural color of carotene. This product can be used as an individual package of boxed foods or eaten directly as a convenience food, which can not only reduce environmental pollution but also enhance the beauty of food, and is therefore very popular with consumers.