Technology Brochure of Division
TECHNOLOGIES ON OFFER
ØAgriculture waste-based biodegradable products (plates, cups, cutleries etc.,)
ØVegan Leather from agro residues and wastes for replacement of chemicals from synthetic leather.
ØTechnology package for integrated processing of spices for essential oil, oleoresin and active ingredients extraction.
ØDehumidified dryers (RADD) for shelf life enhancement of agri/food products.
ØNatural sweeteners in the form of free-flowing powders and syrups.
ØTechnology package for RTC based food products from various agro produces.
ØDietary fiber from coconut by-products and coconut processing industries.
ØMicro encapsulated products for vegetable oil/Ayurvedic industries.
ØTechnology for value addition of spend materials from food/nutraceutical/Ayurvedic industries.
TECHNOLOGY FOR AGRO RESIDUE BASED BIODEGRADABLE PRODUCTS
•CSIR NIIST has developed and commercialized agro-residues based biodegradable plates and cutleries.
•It is easily biodegradable, has good water retention and heat resistant capacities, Good strength, stiffness and microwave friendly.
•It can be used as an alternative to single use plastics like plates, cups, spoon, fork, take away units etc.
•This can be used by anyone, who care for environment.
•It will degrade within 30 days and leaves no harm.
•Technology has been transferred to 14 companies so far and 4 companies have started their commercial production.
•Products are available in markets as well as in online.