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You’re looking at Ooho!, a spherical membrane for carrying water, which can be eaten when it’s finished with.

The packaging is created using a combination of brown algae and calcium chloride. The ingredients are cooked up and then spread onto a rock of frozen water. When the ice melts, the globule maintains its shape and can be held in the hand. To drink, users simply suck on the membrane to break it, pouring the water into their mouth. The packaging is both edible and biodegradable, meaning it can be either eaten or thrown away with little environmental impact.

All about it here.

Ooho! is the ‘beverage’ of food’s Wikipearl, the revolutionary, plastic-free food packaging technology that’s a man made version of the skin of a grape or a coconut:

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WikiFood skins are inspired by the way nature packages fruits and vegetables. These skins are delicious protective coatings against water loss and contaminant entry, and potential carriers of effective and functional nutrition.

All about it here.

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