• 2-3-4 September, 2021
  • India Expo Mart, Gr Noida, Delhi - NCR

WayCool Foods & IIT Hyderabad partner to develop innovative food packaging

As per media reports, Chenna-based Agri-supply chain start-up WayCool Foods has signed a three year MoU has joined hands with IIT Hyderabad to develop antimicrobial food packaging material by using biopolymers. The company has signed 3 years of MoU to reach the objective.

The aim was to develop an economically viable and biodegradable packaging that would retain the freshness of fruits and vegetables longs, leading to a reduction in food wastage across the supply chain by 20 per cent, as per the company statement.

WayCool Foods would invest close to Rs two million over a period of three years of this association. The collaboration with IIT Hyderabad is to co-develop a sustainable alternate packaging solution, which further supplements company’s in-house research and development and innovation efforts.

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