Do you have a secret trick to get those last globs of ketchup out of the bottle?
Whether you violently shake the bottle or have a more elegant method, this may soon be a thing of the past. Why? Thanks to LiquiGuide, a new “super slippery” coating, developed by a group of MIT engineers. It is made up of nontoxic materials that can be applied to all sorts of food packaging.
Watch what happens when you pour ketchup out of a LiquiGlide-coated bottle:
Compare with this video: here’s exactly the same ketchup coming out of a regular bottle.
This team of engineers came in second place in MIT’s $100k Entrepreneurship Competition, just a few weeks ago. The biggest payday, however, will come if they actually sell the invention to companies that make sauces, a market that is worth $17 billion.
Maybe some big companies will bite