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May 12th, 2006

Container uses nanoparticles to extend shelf life

A plastic container that uses silver nanoparticles to keep foods fresher longer, points the way forward for processors looking to incorporate the technology into their packaging.

The technology is attractive to the food industry as it promises to yield new solutions to key challenges. Research and development underway includes the development of functional food, nutrient delivery systems and methods for optimizing food appearance, such as colour, flavour and consistency.


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