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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...
Funds given to explore plant-based & cell-based meat processing

Funds given to explore plant-based & cell-based meat processing

A group of international scientists have secured grants non-profit Good Food Institute (GFI) to explore plant-based and cell-based meat processing. Among the participating scientists are...
Next-gen food brands join Kraft Heinz's second Incubator Programme

Next-gen food brands join Kraft Heinz’s second Incubator Programme

Kraft Heinz has revealed the latest crop of disruptive food and beverage brands joining its second Incubator Programme class. The Springboard platform was launched in...
Beyond Meet adds plant-based ground beef challenger to portfolio

Beyond Meet adds plant-based ground beef challenger to portfolio

Beyond Meat has bolstered its plant-based portfolio with the addition of Beyond Beef, offering a vegan facsimile of ground beef. The company said Beyond Beef...
New sweet potato developed as natural red colourant

New sweet potato developed as natural red colourant

Bioscience business Chr. Hansen has commercialised a new sweet potato variety which provides a natural alternative to carmine and synthetic reds. The new variety –...
IBM and McCormick developing food products with AI

IBM and McCormick developing food products with AI

Not content with securing the food supply chain with blockchain technology, IBM has turned its attentions towards food product development. The tech company has teamed...

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