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...
Scientists take step in transforming rapeseed into protein source

Scientists take step in transforming rapeseed into protein source

Food scientists have taken a step forward towards developing rapeseed as a protein source for human nutrition. Although rapeseed is commonly thought of for its...
Food innovation competition seeks pioneering ideas from students

Food innovation competition seeks pioneering ideas from students

Students of food science and technology are being invited to take part in a new food innovation competition promoting creativity and sustainability. Ecotrophelia UK is...
Nestlé takes aim at iron deficiency with newly acquired technology

Nestlé takes aim at iron deficiency with newly acquired technology

Nestlé has acquired a new technology to address iron deficiency without adversely affecting the taste of food or beverages. Ferri Pro was developed by Massey...
Coeliac UK and Innovate UK unlocking gluten free challenges

Funding for gluten-free ingredient research

Coeliac UK has joined forces with Innovate UK to drive improvements worth £750,000 in the food technology, diagnostics and digital care industries. The funding will...
Kellogg’s joins investors boosting mushroom fermentation specialist

Kellogg’s joins investors boosting mushroom fermentation specialist

MycoTechnology, a company transforming agricultural material into functional ingredients, has raised $30 million in a Series C financing round with investments from big food...
CP Foods unveil new food research innovation centre

CP Foods unveil new food research innovation centre

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) has recently unveiled its new food research innovation centre in Thailand which will develop healthy products for the global...
Natural food stabilisers developed from durian seeds

Natural food stabilisers developed from durian seeds

An all-natural food stabiliser made from the seeds of the durian fruit has been developed by scientists in Singapore. Although the seeds of the durian...
Soils could be key to global food security, say scientists

Soils could be key to global food security, say scientists

Scientists in the UK are working on a ground-breaking project which, they say, could ultimately result in soils being “created” as a way to...

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