The developers see LiquiGlide as a way to reduce food waste, estimating that we could save about one million tons of food from being thrown out every year if every condiment bottle used the coating. They say the biggest challenge was using only FDA-approved, food-safe materials, although we imagine some consumers will still be leery of a coating described as "kind of a structured liquid — it's rigid like a solid, but it's lubricated like a liquid."
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What do you think? Would you buy a bottle of ketchup with this coating?
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