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26 Aug 2019
--- Wider appropriate application of genetic improvement in aquaculture will significantly boost a future sustainable food supply. This is according to a Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) report,... Read More
21 Aug 2019
--- Wheat ingredient specialist Loryma says that its products can be used as solutions to the growing global need for high-quality, protein-rich food. Its raw proteins, starches and functional blends have various applications... Read More
11 Jun 2019
--- French agri-tech innovator Ÿnsect, which specializes in turning farmed insects into ingredients for fish feed, pet food and plant fertilizers, has won €20 million worth of backing for the industry’s first... Read More
06 Jun 2019
--- Crop yields have long been projected to decline as the rapid onset of climate change impacts agriculture, the production of key energy sources and ultimately food security. But now a new study shows that climate change has... Read More
23 May 2019
--- As sugar becomes more central to the obesity debate, its reduction is becoming a major dietary target for many consumers. This is manifesting itself most clearly in the Baby Boomer demographic (born 1946-1964). Innova Market... Read More
22 May 2019
--- After an investment of approximately CHF 50 million (US$49.5 million), the Bühler Group has officially opened its CUBIC innovation campus with eight application centers. In the campus, the company is seeking to promote... Read More
17 May 2019
--- Researchers at the University of Cordoba have devised a novel method to categorize oil into extra virgin (EVOO), virgin (VOO) and lampante olive oil (LOO). The method is based on analyzing the oil’s aromatic fraction... Read More
21 Feb 2019
--- A widely publicized comparison of the greenhouse gases (GHG) produced by lab-grown and farm-raised beef suggests that the benefits of reducing methane, resulting from cattle, could in the long term be outweighed by increased... Read More
25 Jan 2019
--- The rapid onset of climate change and its potentially devastating impact on crops continues to be one of the most pressing themes of modern times. A multitude of studies have recently been published, all saying that extreme... Read More
29 Nov 2018
--- Global food systems are failing and urgently need to be turned around to avoid catastrophic climate change, according to some of the world’s leading science academies. An in-depth report from the InterAcademy... Read More
19 Nov 2018
--- Color can impact the taste of food, and our experiences and expectations can affect how we taste food, according to Penn State researchers, suggesting that this may have implications for how food and beverage industries... Read More
07 Nov 2018
--- Guiera Senegalensis, a resilient shrub that grows in West Africa, could be key to solving the region’s food shortage, due to its unique ability to find and distribute water in drought conditions. Researchers in Senegal... Read More
20 Aug 2018
--- Dartmouth scientists claim to have created a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalga co-product as a feed ingredient. The study is the first of its kind to evaluate replacing fishmeal with a... Read More
17 Aug 2018
--- The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) has published a detailed description of the genome of bread wheat, the world’s most widely cultivated crop in the international journal Science. This work... Read More
14 Mar 2018
--- A new study from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has found that separating vegetarian dishes on a menu can, in fact, reduce the proportion of people who choose a vegetarian option.
14 Dec 2017
--- Vegans want to see more grab-and-go options in retailers and foodservice outlets, according to a new survey by The Vegan Society. The results showed that vegans (91 percent) often struggle to conveniently pick up these types... Read More
12 Dec 2017
--- The declining trend of salmonellosis cases in the EU has leveled off according to the annual report on zoonotic diseases published this week. Cases of Salmonella Enteritidis acquired in the EU have increased in humans by 3... Read More
06 Dec 2017
--- The New York City-based Beverage Marketing Corporation has published a new report claiming slow consumer traffic at on-premise locations, coupled with stagnancy in occasions for beverages is leading to flat total alcohol... Read More
23 Nov 2017
--- Consumers are skipping breakfast slightly more often now than in 2015, and it comes largely at the expense of at-home breakfast occasions, according to Technomic’s recently released 2017 Breakfast Consumer Trend Report.
22 Nov 2017
--- VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has used Virtual Reality (VR) to enhance consumers’ eating experiences. VR immersion had significant effects on brain signals and consumers’ evaluations of the... Read More