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Dr Thoo Yin Yin and her team has produced biodegradable food packaging with properties identical to existing petroleum-based packages. The new generation biopolymer-film packaging aims to encourage widespread application through its innovative, scalable and cost-competitive production methods. The research is now being translated into application. Feasibility tests are being conducted to better understand the biopolymer packaging properties with different foods.