Clove oil and silver creates healthier, eco food packaging

ga('send', 'event', 'Eco & Sustainability', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});ga('send', 'event', 'Food & Beverage', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});ga('send', 'event', 'Health & Wellbeing', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});

With hundreds of kilograms of packaging waste thrown away annually by individuals, a biodegradable version could make an immediate impact on levels of pollution. Researchers from Lithuania’s Kaunas University of Technology’s Department of Polymer Chemistry and Technology have developed a biodegradable food packaging material that is also anti-microbial. The World Health Organisation says that hundreds of thousands of people die each year from food borne illnesses, so the new packaging could provide further health-related benefits, too. The key ingredients in the new packaging are clove ethereal oil and ionic silver particles. The clove oil provides the packaging with additional anti-oxidation…

Spotted another good idea???
Join our network and earn rewards

Add to my folders:

Select any pre-existing folders to add the current post to. Posts will be added to a 'default' folder if nothing is selected.

Create a new folder (Optional)

Separate with commas to add multiple folders. The current post is automatically added to any new folders you create (e.g. my new folder, my second folder).


Remove from my folders

Below is a list of folders where the current post appears in. Select the folder you wish to remove it from.