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Ooho!

YEAR FOUNDED 2014
LOCATION UK
AREA OF IMPACT Not Categorized

Edible water packaging

Inspired by the way nature encapsulates liquids using membranes, Ooho! proposes an alternative to the plastic bottle.

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After experimenting with the culinary technique of spherification with different ingredients, proportions and dimensions, a “recipe” was found to create “Ooho!” with a double gelatinous membrane in different sizes.

The technique applies sodium alginate (E-401) from the brown algae and calcium chloride(E-509) in a concrete proportion in order to generate a gelification on the exterior of the liquid. The final package is a simple, cheap (2ct/unit), resistant, hygienic, biodegradable and even eatable water blob.

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