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Waitrose developing food film from langoustine shells

Waitrose developing food film from langoustine shells

Waitrose, the British supermarket chain, has teamed up with Scottish biotech CuanTec to develop a new food packaging film made from waste langoustine shells. CuanTec...
Scientists grow better tasting basil with machine-learning

Scientists grow better tasting basil with machine-learning

Researchers at MIT have maximised taste in basil plants using a canny combination of botany, machine-learning and chemistry. Rather than relying on genetic modification, scientists...
New coagulant increases yield for cheesemakers

New coagulant increases yield for cheesemakers

A new coagulant from bioscience business Chr. Hansen promises a higher yield, superior functionality and faster, more precise production for cheesemakers. According to the company,...
Gat Foods launches natural sugar replacement for RTE cereals

Gat Foods launches natural sugar replacement for RTE cereals

An Israeli food business has launched a real-fruit-based ingredient it says can replace refined sugars in ready to eat (RTE) cereals. The Fruitlift formulation from...
Mondelēz joins food business incubator to boost snacking innovation

Mondelēz joins food business incubator to boost snacking innovation

Mondelēz International has partnered with non-profit food business incubator, The Hatchery Chicago, in a move intended to boost innovation in the snacking sector.
Bigger produce, better crops with vertical ‘container farms’, scientists claim

Bigger produce, better crops with vertical ‘container farms’, scientists claim

A UK university has created two vertical ‘container farms’ capable of producing natural crops which, scientists claim, are more nutritious, have bigger yields and...
Researchers brew sustainable beer from surplus sushi rice

Researchers brew sustainable beer from surplus sushi rice

Researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark have brewed a sustainable beer from surplus sushi rice. The draught beer is now a...
Scientists produce beer brewed with seaweed

Scientists produce beer brewed with seaweed

A beer which is believed to be the first featuring Australian-farmed seaweed has been developed by scientists from University of the Sunshine Coast (UCS). Dr...
Researchers developing tech to “smell” produce quality

Researchers developing tech to “smell” produce quality

New technology which promises to “smell” when fruit or vegetables are going off is being developed by researchers at Cardiff University. According to the UK...
Formal agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products in US

Formal agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products in US

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have reached a formal agreement to regulate cell-cultured food products derived...

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