IIT Hyderabad’s novel composite keeps tomatoes fresh for 30 days

IIT Hyderabad researchers have developed a novel composite using bacterial cellulose impregnated with silver nanoparticles. The food packaging material has antimicrobial activity and allows appropriate exchange of gases and moisture. Tomatoes wrapped using the composite remained fresh without any microbial spoilage even at the end of 30 days. Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) … Continue reading IIT Hyderabad’s novel composite keeps tomatoes fresh for 30 days

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