Films and food packaging are an alternative to explore in the food sector
Biting a sandwich and discovering that we have eaten half of the wraping can be an uncomfortable accident: papers, membranes and films, biological materials perfectly assimilated by our body, embody an ecological alternative to the traditional packaging increasingly explored. They are also a way of lighten the containers (fresh food covered with an edible and antibacterial skin will enable its outer protection to be less heavy, or a less synthetic material than plastic) and generate less waste (edible paper will end up in our stomach instead of in the trash). Some of these systems have already been marked successfully; others, continue to being refined in laboratories. at the momento.