For today’s consumers ‘clean label’ is less about the ingredients featured back-of-pack and more about what isn’t listed, be it preservatives, genetically modified ingredients or artificial sweeteners, according to L.E.K. Consulting.
Hyperspectral imaging may not sound the sexiest of subjects. But this rapidly emerging technology is promising to help the food industry gain ground in a host of areas, from quality assurance, pathogen detection and farm management.
A ‘greener’ Mediterranean diet consisting of more vegetables, less meat and topped up with water lentils, walnuts and green tea, may be even better for cardiovascular and metabolic health than the traditional version, suggests research.
Moolec Science has developed a hybrid concept – which combines plant-based and cell-based technologies – to make affordable alternative proteins for food. FoodNavigator caught up with the company’s co-founders to find out how molecular farming can boost...
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences is advancing its innovation strategy through a partnership with non-profit research organisation the Institute for the Future (IFTF). The collaboration targets ‘far sighted’ innovation and will allow the company to ‘better...
What do European consumers really think of novel meat products that incorporate plant-based ingredients? An EIT-funded project led Dr Simona Grasso from the University of Reading has sought to find out.
Reports that COVID-19 has been detected on frozen food packaging and products, including on pork knuckles coming from Germany, have prompted import bans in China. However, Germany’s BfR says infection via pork meat is ‘unlikely’.
Aleph Farms, the Israeli cultured meat start-up backed by food and retail giants Cargill, Migros, and the Strauss Group, says it believes its lab-grown products will reach cost parity with conventional meat quicker than most plant-based meat alternatives.
Fi Europe is a red-letter event for the European food sector. This year, COVID-19 means things will be a little different. But the need to share ideas and innovation – as well as networking and business opportunities – has ‘never been more important’.
Germany’s Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture, Julia Klöckner, says she expects food manufacturers to use Nutri-Score after the controversial food labelling scheme was officially introduced in the country earlier this month.