Development of Sustainable Food Packaging Systems Derived from Renewable Biomass

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Tuskegee University researchers are using biomass wastes to create food packaging systems with advanced antimicrobial properties. The researchers isolated cellulose from stevia and sugarcane and incorporated polymers to develop the active bio-plastic packaging film, proving the potential of cellulose-based composite films for high-end applications.

NIFA supports this research through the 1890 Capacity Building Grants Program.

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