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Developing crop diversity and genebanks to feed the world

12 October 2018 | By

It is undisputed that we need to produce substantially more food in order to feed the world’s ever-growing population. Hannes Dempewolf, Senior Scientist and Head of Global Initiatives at the Crop Trust, speaks to New Food, in particular about the use of genebanks and the collaborative, worldwide efforts needed to…

Combating global food fraud

26 September 2018 | By

Food testing is critical and valuable in understanding the safety of the ingredients you source from around the globe. Combatting adulteration with non-targeted screening will help protect your brand from adulteration...

Microbial process validations: From study design to in-plant trial execution

25 September 2018 | By Novolyze

Due to the sporadic nature of foodborne pathogens, traditional control methods based on finished-product sampling are insufficient to ensure the safety of processed foods. That’s why process validation is a key component of a food safety plan. This webinar will provide an overview of current validation strategies. A specific focus…

Safeguarding herb and spice authenticity

19 September 2018 | By

Infrared (IR) and near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy are fast, easy-to-use techniques with applications in a wide variety of industries. The technique also has a history of being used for food applications such as those for measuring protein, moisture, and fat content...

Nestlé turns to satellites to monitor global palm oil supply chains

17 September 2018 | By

Global food giant Nestlé S.A. last week announced that it has ramped up its efforts towards reaching the company’s 2020 No Deforestation commitment by becoming the first global food company to implement Starling, a satellite-based service, to monitor 100 per cent of its global palm oil supply chains.