The green side of asparagus: a new approach to bioplastics production

Interview with Maximilian Bergholz, research associate at the Institute for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (IfBB)

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Image: Development of the bioplastic from asparagus peels to the test specimen made from new asparagus compound; Copyright: IfBB

Copyright: IfBB


Image: Maximilian Bergholz; Copyright: IfBB

Maximilian Bergholz. Copyright: IfBB

Image: A white asparagus spear in the middle of white asparagus peels; Copyright: IfBB

Both green and white asparagus peels could have potential as a sustainable material source. Copyright: IfBB

Image: Extrusion lines at the IfBB; Copyright: Ulf Ostländer

A view of the extrusion lines at the IfBB. Copyright: Ulf Ostländer

Nastassja Lotz (Editorial team K-MAG)

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