An undated handout photo of skins left over from tomato processing that researchers are using to make a food-safe interior coating, called Biocopac Plus, for cans. The natural polymer, made at the Experimental Station for the Food Preserving Industry in Parma, Italy, is extracted from tomato skins left over from tomato processing.
An undated handout photo of skins left over from tomato processing that researchers are using to make a food-safe interior coating, called Biocopac Plus, for cans. The natural polymer, made at the Experimental Station for the Food Preserving Industry in Parma, Italy, is extracted from tomato skins left over from tomato processing. SSICA Courtesy
An undated handout photo of skins left over from tomato processing that researchers are using to make a food-safe interior coating, called Biocopac Plus, for cans. The natural polymer, made at the Experimental Station for the Food Preserving Industry in Parma, Italy, is extracted from tomato skins left over from tomato processing. SSICA Courtesy

Having your carton and eating it too

June 03, 2017 7:04 AM