How to keep foods bursting with goodness

2019-03-01 12:18:06

By Duncan Graham-Rowe You bite into a cheese sandwich. As you chew the bread, your teeth break open tiny edible capsules, releasing a burst of extra flavour. Once you swallow, even smaller capsules fine enough to survive the chewing will burst open in your gut, releasing probiotic “friendly bacteria” to aid your digestive system. Welcome to the world of bioactive packaging, designed to maximise the benefits of health-promoting ingredients and limit the use of artificial flavourings by protecting these components until they reach their intended destination within your body,