Dissolving fruit stickers

Summary:Fruit label stickers can be a pain, but a new dissolvable fruit sticker turns into fruit soap when placed under water.


Traditional fruit stickers seem destined to go the way of the mouse pad.

In 2009 researchers suggested labeling fruit with laser-etched tattoos . This February scientists announced the development of spoilage-detecting silk stickers . And now, designers are getting ready to debut dissolvable fruit stickers that turn into soap.

The all-soap Fruitwash Labels can be printed with produce names and barcodes, then rinsed off with water. They dissolve into a with the addition of water they help clean the fruit.

Their parent company Amron Experimental is currently seeking investors to help bring the new stickers to market.

[via PSFK]

Image: Amron Experimental

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