GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Oct. 26, 1953


Hardy Hothouse. A shatterproof plastic paneling to replace glass in greenhouses has been developed by Monsanto Chemical Co. and Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. The new panels are so clear that they transmit up to 90% as much light as open air, so tough that hailstones and baseballs just bounce off. Price: about $1 per sq. ft.

Slimming Sweetener. A liquid, sugar-free food sweetener in a plastic, "squeeze-a-drop" bottle is being marketed for overweight and diabetic Americans by E. R. Squibb & Sons. Made from saccharin, Squibb's "Sweeta" can cut a 900-calorie...

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