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13 June 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Four 'robotics obsessed' graduates from MIT, one of the world's leading engineering research institutions, have taken a leap forward in the field of food service automation.
Summer is the season of al fresco dining and many caterers will be looking to take advantage of this taste for fresh air. George Hand, Sales Manager for Cleaning, Hygiene and Catering at Office Depot, tells us how food businesses that choose to venture boldly outdoors can avoid coming to…
Whitepaper: Increasing emphasis on sustainable supply chains: implications for retailers and manufacturers
13 June 2018 | By NSF International
Retailers are increasingly feeling the effect of sustainability-driven industry disruptions. Already feeling their margins pinched, retailers are among the first to gain or lose a competitive advantage from changing consumer demands for sustainable products, and retailers are aligning with these changing consumer demands...
8 June 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
With an agri-food trade value of €255 billion in 2017, the EU has held on to its position as largest global exporter and importer of agri-food products.
6 June 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
New research from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) shows that €60 billion is lost each year due to counterfeiting in 13 economic sectors - including wine and spirits.
5 June 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Research has revealed the same food can leave a very different environmental footprint depending on how and where it is produced.
4 June 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
The WHO calls on Heads of State and Government to take ultimate responsibility for NCDs in the report, which was also published in the medical journal The Lancet.
1 June 2018 | By Daniel Birchmore (New Food)
New research has suggested rational behaviour is not the only thing that keeps Russians from throwing away food - many food-handling practices have been shaped by socio-cultural factors, including the gastronomic trauma suffered in times of famine and scarcity.
25 May 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
New research suggests graphic warnings on junk food packaging would prove an effective deterrent to consumers when deciding what to eat – and it appears the more graphic and negative the message the better.
23 May 2018 | By Anna Lambert (New Food)
The Vivera Veggie Steak, made from wheat and soy, has enjoyed widespread press coverage this week on the back of news that 400 branches of Tesco have begun stocking it. But with the growth in the UK veggie ready-made sector meaning a flood of products to market, what's new about…
21 May 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Researchers using a novel technique to distinguish between superior Arabica coffee and cheaper Robusta have uncovered a pattern of adulteration. Ten per cent of the ground roast coffee boasting pure Arabica contained significant levels of Robusta, the team from the Quadram Institute in Norwich found. Distinguishing between the two types…
14 May 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
A report shows how top brands in the UK are working to make their products healthier through reformulation, portion control and offering alternatives.
10 May 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
The suit filed against 90 coffee companies said they were violating a state law requiring them to list chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.