23 April 2013

Biodegradable food packaging material created in the Philippines

Development of bioplastic compounds for packaging made from locally available materials

A biodegradable food packaging material has been created via nanotechnology, according to scientists in the Philippines.

The team at the Department of Science and Technology-Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) said it can protect the food and extend its shelf life.

… Full text: www.foodproductiondaily.com/Packaging/Biodegradable-food-packaging-material-created-in-the-Philippines

Tags: film, starch, clay, ion exchange, organoclay, nanoclay, thermoplastic, cornstarch

Source: FoodProductionDaily, 2013-04-23.

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