12 November 2019

This Biotech Turns Seafood Waste into Packaging Using Microbes

Start-up CuanTec processes chitin into chitosan, a biodegradable material that could replace plastic in applications such as food packaging

The Scottish company CuanTec is developing an energy-efficient way to recycle seafood shells into food packaging via bacterial fermentation, which…

Full text: https://www.labiotech.eu/biotech-of-the-week/cuantec-recycle-scampi-bioeconomy/


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