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Potatoes could boost water supplies

Posted on Tuesday, 2 November, 2010 | Comment icon 2 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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New technology designed to extract water from potatoes could help provide drinking water during droughts.

The method is being developed by PepsiCo who own the crisp manufacturer Walkers, they hope that in the future they will be able to run entire factories supplied by water extracted from potatoes.

"Water extracted from potatoes could replace supplies from the tap and even provide drinking water in areas suffering from drought."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by DarthGluttonous on 2 November, 2010, 12:23
I'll stick with vodka
Comment icon #2 Posted by rashore on 2 November, 2010, 18:46
well that's a clever way to really use the whole potato in manufacturing


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