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In this exclusive video interview, John discusses new innovations at Agilent, shares his insights into the key challenges facing the food industry, and explains the impact that Agilent has had on the food industry…
Past issues • 4 February 2010 •
This issue features the latest industry news and forward looking articles including: analytica 2010 show preview, Consumer attitudes towards nanotechnology (Josephine Wills, Director General, European Food Information Council (EUFIC) and Fanny Rollin, Food Safety Communications Manager, European Food Information Council (EUFIC)).
Issue 4 2008 • 3 December 2008 • Kathy Groves, Principal Microscopist, Leatherhead Food International
Nanotechnology is an emerging science. Its implementation in the food and drink industry is predicted to grow rapidly due to the benefits it can bring for both industry and the consumer in terms of structure and texture control, health benefits, and safety and quality.
Issue 4 2008 • 3 December 2008 • NF
Applications of nanotechnology in the food industry mean different things to different people and this influences the perception of benefits and risks of nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is not a discrete area, but rather a broad spectrum of applications concerned with the rational modification of food structures at the molecular or macromolecular level, or the introduction of nanoparticles or nanostructures into foods.
The use of polymer films for food packaging has drastically increased during the course of several decades. However, the specifications demanded for these polymer films have increased simultaneously, as well as the pressure surrounding environmental impact and production cost.Today, one of the key challenges is the development of food packaging materials that extend the shelf-life […]
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