BIOCOLOURS-A NEW GENERATION ADDITIVE FOR INDUSTRIES
In modern days mostly synthetics are used since they are relatively cheap and easily available. The continuous use of synthetic colours in textile and food industry has resulted in toxic diseases like cancer. Also the exuberant amount of pollution caused due to synthetic dyes in textiles leads to environmental degradation. So the right choice for the people who care and who are considerate about themselves and the environment is BIOCOLOURS This seminars highlights the use of biocolours in textile industry and food industry and also the biotechnology solution for the replacement of synthetic colours by biocolours. In the near future, the product with natural colours may have an increased demand, not only for the safety of health and environment but also for their beauty and novelty. Increased awareness for eco-friendly products in the developed countries has opened up a new channel for the export of hand printed fabrics printed with natural dyes. Natural colours should not be taken as a threat to synthetic colors. It may take decades to manufacture natural colours in a read to use form if all it is possible. A very long and consistent effort is required, since we have just begun our search for natural colour source. It is estimated that world wide upto. 70% of all plants have not been investigated fully and that only 0.5% have been exhaustively studied.