Nanotechnology is not only limited in the areas of biological molecules and engineering but it is also used now in the area of functional food. Although it is still a research and development study, food technologists are determined to innovate the potentials that food has in nanotechnology.
An overview of what is currently being researched, tested, and some applied in food technology:
One of the most important thing about the advancement of nanotechnology in food is because third world countries would benefit the most from it. Because of the limited supply of food there is an alarming decrease of its nutritional value. The quality is not that good and drinking water is not as clean as it should be.