Consumer interest in clean label or natural ingredients continues to rise. However, given our finite natural resources, is this inhibiting the development of products that could be better for the environment?
Separating food science from food fiction is the aim of a free live webinar to be staged on Thursday, January 24, 2013. FoodManufacture.co.uk has teamed up with the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) to help move the debate about challenging...
The quest to have food to survive a five-year mission to Mars is at least two decades away, but ‘we’ll get there’, says Dr Michele Perchonok, advanced food technology project scientist at NASA in Houston.
Zero and very low tolerance of certain food additives and ingredients can lead to enormous - and entirely unnecessary - food wastage, according to Aleksandra Martinovic, Montenegro ambassador of the Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI).
The award winners at IFT 2012 in Las Vegas are at the edge of innovation in food safety and health and wellness, says Dr Roger Clemens, President of IFT, but the overarching theme to emerge from this year’s show was in relation to the question, “What...
Mitsubishi Corporation is to form a new diversified food science
company by amalgamating three of its subsidiaries, in order to
strengthen its R&D capabilities and expand globally by
combining customer bases and sales networks.
The lack of food science recruits in the UK is unsustainable if the
country wants to remain a centre for innovation and avoid becoming
the food industry's global admin office, says the head of Britain's
Hopes are pinned on a road map for food science of the future as a
food industry group in the UK sees the potential shortage of food
scientists as a 'timebomb' threatening the largest single
manufacturing sector in the country.
Food scientists continue in their quest to investigate the presence
of the potential carcinogen acrylamide in everyday food products
with Swiss researchers calling for further research into the
processing conditions of gingerbread,...
A new study conducted by the FDA says that acrylamide found in
fried and baked goods is unlikely to cause reproduction problems if
the general public consume it as part of the average daily diet -
but research is ongoing for its carcinogenic...
Edible wraps made of fruit and vegetables and plastic wrapping that
incorporates basil are being developed. Is this the future of
packaging, or will the concept fail to catch on or meet stringent
EU health and safety regulations?
Food science and food processing are the focus of the 8th ASEAN
food conference taking place in Hanoi, Vietnam this week. Organised
by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations the event will set
out to inspire new business opportunities...
The International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST), a
global food science and technology organisation, claims to have
identified agro-based economic development in Africa as a focus of
its core activities.