Exclusive: Meet the Bengaluru Startup Making Edible Water Pods from Seaweed!

Exclusive: Meet the Bengaluru Startup Making Edible Water Pods from Seaweed!

  • These water pods, most recently used in the London Marathon, are edible sachets filled with water or a sports drink and are meant to be eco-friendly replacements for plastic bottles.
  • "Making the water pods or water bubbles as we call them, makes use of molecular gastronomy-a discipline of utilising science and technology for cooking.
  • Spherification, a culinary process that is a part of molecular gastronomy, is used to make the edible water pods.
  • If one has to explain in simple terms, water pods are edible pouches filled with water, sports drinks or any such liquid.
  • Fruit juice samples, for example, which are given away in plastic cups can make use of the pods instead.


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