from eggshell Elif Güngör Reis, Arkim Chemicals Company Manager, one of the ITU core entrepreneurs, has been able to produce natural food preservatives from eggshells for the first time in the world. Due to the use of imported food preservatives and unnatural products in the current market, Reis' initiative is also of great importance for domestic production.
Elif Gungor Reis, one of the core entrepreneurs of İTÜ, was able to produce natural food preservatives from eggshells for the first time in the world.
Reis, aiming to evaluate the egg shells, which are used in the kitchen every day and thrown into the trash and causing environmental pollution, by producing a natural food preservative antibacterial without harmful effects such as chemical food preservatives, says that the eggshell consisting of calcium carbonate has a wide usage area from medicine to cosmetics with this content. Reis stated that she wanted to offer an alternative product to the imported food preservative market of $ 11 million by producing a low-cost and effective natural food preservative with eggshell, and shared the details of this successful project that will open a new era in the sector with Food Technology.