Preservatives and acidulants

The Danish project looked at salt reduction in seafood products. Picture: iStock/JackF

Maths can make food ‘tastier and healthier’

By Katy Askew

Danish researchers are deploying predictive software tools based on mathematical algorithms to reformulate food for a “more natural taste and higher food safety”.

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FoodProfiler app shines light onto European's eating habits

By Niamh Michail

Which vegetable do Brits eat the most? When do Belgian girls eat yoghurt? And do Dutch men prefer dessert or fruit? An app that gathers insights into European's eating habits could help fine-tune new product development.