fruit & vegetables

30 Nov 2022
--- Nutri-tech start-up Novella has leveraged proprietary technology to grow nutritious botanical ingredients while leaving the whole plant out of the equation. This comes amid a rising demand for natural botanicals accompanied... Read More
25 Nov 2022
--- At the Free From Functional Foods Expo in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, earlier this week, Danish-based Økolyst showcased its biodynamic products, including its bone broth, an entirely Scandinavian product using... Read More
24 Nov 2022
--- Plant-based, high protein, gluten-free, locally produced products without added preservatives focusing on health were overall trends spotlighted by industry members at the Free From Functional Foods expo in Amsterdam, the... Read More
24 Nov 2022
--- The California Prune Board (CPB) is embracing the UK government’s latest decision to suspend the UK import tariff on dried prunes. Effective from January 1, 2023, the suspension sees the removal of the 8% tariff until... Read More
09 Nov 2022
--- Agri-cooperatives and European farmers’ are fearful that the “scandalous and dangerous” Mercosur trade agreement with the EU could be brought back to the negotiating table following the election of Lula Da... Read More
07 Nov 2022
--- Yesterday saw the start of COP27 which promises to put the green transition, especially in relation to food, at the front and center of global talks. But, so much has already been said, so many targets have been set and are... Read More
04 Nov 2022
--- Juice wholesaler Flevosap has launched a campaign targeting the sugar tax on soft drinks in the Netherlands, which is likely to be introduced in January 2023. The “No sugar tax in the orchard” campaign is backed... Read More
03 Nov 2022
--- Food-tech start-up Better Juice has unveiled its first full-capacity manufacturing plant setting the wheels in motion for full commercial production of its proprietary sugar-reducing immobilized enzymes.
03 Nov 2022
--- The UK government’s pesticide residue testing program has revealed that the proportion of bread with two or more pesticides has doubled in the past year. One of two bread products analyzed were found to have... Read More
02 Nov 2022
--- A Bill that could spell the beginning of a new British era of precision breeding technologies, including gene editing, is edging closer to fruition, having now passed through the House of Lords.
28 Oct 2022
--- Global warming, climate events, plant diseases, the increase of the fresh fruit market and the decline of juice consumption all weigh heavily on the availability, cost and quality of traditional citrus product streams.
25 Oct 2022
--- Food system innovator Apeel has unveiled a food imaging technology that can instantly determine the ripeness of avocados without harming or degrading the produce item. The company achieved this by combining machine learning... Read More
19 Oct 2022
--- Tate & Lyle is launching a fiber calculator to track consumers’ intake and increase awareness around fiber deficiency. The tool calculates fiber consumption and recommends personalized tips to increase it to bridge... Read More
17 Oct 2022
--- As sustainability becomes increasingly embedded into F&B operations, manufacturers and brands are moving toward carbon zero targets, reducing greenhouse gasses (GHG) and implementing best practices into businesses more... Read More
12 Oct 2022
--- Innova Market Insights has identified “Redefining Value” as its top F&B trend for 2023, as consumers adapt to a global cost-of-living crisis in the face of economic and political volatility. With budgets... Read More
11 Oct 2022
--- The Colombian government has decided to maintain its legal battle to protect domestic potato farmers against the alleged dumping practices carried out by Belgium, Dutch and German exporters. The government believes that the... Read More
05 Oct 2022
--- The Dole Sunshine Company (DSC) is launching Malnutrition Labels: Nutritional Ink, a campaign that uses fruit-based ink to print advertisements to draw attention to the low nutritional content of some of the UK’s... Read More
23 Sep 2022
--- Food-tech start-up Anina Culinary Art is launching a new way to combat food waste and supply nutrient-rich meals to consumers. The company uses “ugly” vegetables and turns them into ready-to-make meals, tapping... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- Research published in Cell Metabolism funded by the Medical Research Council found that the same amount of calories were burned independent of at what time of day they were consumed. Eating a large breakfast was beneficial... Read More
09 Sep 2022
--- A British spin-off science company has been given the green light from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for its GM purple tomato after a long-running varietal project. And, now this could pave the way for... Read More