Non-thermal food processing technologies – such as microwave drying – offer a number of functional benefits. But a new study conducted across three European countries has found consumers are resistant to the use of these techniques.
From cloud-based satellite imagery of acreage that reveals the veracity of organic claims to the latest analytical techniques, we look at some of the ways industry is fighting what Europol calls "a major problem" for the sector.
The vulnerability of Mars' supply chain to fraud is 'no different' to any other food industry actor, prompting it to trial technology such as sequencing, Blockchain and metagenomics to tackle this €13 billion problem.
More detailed investigation is needed into the effects of flavour Limonene on modern food processing techniques, the degradation products generated, and the toxicity from such products, say researchers in India.
The use of edible or wild flowers in food is growing in popularity but a lack of chemical and toxicological data and presence of toxic compounds in some species could be causes for concern, Danish researchers suggest.
Once the “biggest skeptic” of how blockchain technology could benefit the food and beverage industry, Frank Yiannas, the VP of food safety for Walmart, says he experienced a near “religious conversion” after working with IBM to digitize the food supply...
Rude Health co-owner Nick Barnard talks about the challenges and hurdles he overcame to launch his food lifestyle brand, claiming people are more promiscuous than ever about their shopping habits, and businesses need sustainable friendships and relationships...