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March 28, 2011 /  Nivea

‘Nano-Bricks’ may help build better packaging

Scientists are reporting on a new material containing an ingredient used to make bricks that shows promise as a transparent coating for improving the strength and performance of plastic food packaging. Called “nano-bricks,” the film even looks like bricks and mortar under a microscope, they say. The coating could help foods and beverages stay fresh and flavorful longer and may replace some foil packaging currently in use, they note.

via ‘Nano-Bricks’ May Help Build Better Packaging to Keep Foods Fresher Longer

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