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14 March 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Rising food costs and environmental concerns prompt Brits to consider this new food source.
12 March 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
As cultured meat appears increasingly promising, anxieties are coming to the surface over how consumers will be able to distinguish between beef harvested in the 'traditional manner' and waves of alternatives.
9 March 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Tackling food waste with natural composters beneath Glasgow city centre, using grains from breweries to boost milk production and improving packaging for pickled eggs are among the latest ideas to be awarded grant funding at industry event celebrating innovation.
8 March 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Using USDA specifications and its own standards, Walmart has created an algorithm that prioritises the flow of perishable goods worldwide.
1 March 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
A Government consultation, ‘Health and Harmony: The Future for Food, Farming and the Environment in a Green Brexit’, launched this week, has been welcomed by the Food and Drink Federation as a first step in highlighting some of the challenges the food sector faces.
9 February 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Details are sparse on the research collaboration between food and drink giant Nestlé and a digital biotech company based in Ireland.
7 February 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Unhackable, random markings on a digital key have been developed by university researchers to fight against pirated products.
6 February 2018 | By Waters
About this webinar Routine testing laboratories continue to strive for efficient and reliable sample throughput. Multiresidue pesticides is an example of this, where the generic extraction offered by QuEChERS has streamlined sample preparation. However, for comprehensive pesticide testing, both liquid and gas chromatography are typically required. During this webinar, Waters…
6 February 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
A joint university-food industry project has set out to tackle the costly and labour-intensive area of raw material handling, weighing and preparation through automation and robotics.
5 February 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Changing labour costs are causing a migration of the labour-intensive cucumber farming industry out of Germany to Eastern Europe and India. Researchers in Berlin have set out to develop technology that will keep the nation's cucumber production 'commercially viable'.
2 February 2018 | By Jim Dickson | Head of Retail and Grocery | GS1 UK
GS1 UK, the not-for-profit organisation behind the barcode, is launching productDNA:hub this year, a single, shared platform that provides a uniform catalogue of product data and imagery that could boost the UK grocery sector by as much as £20bn. Jim Dickson is Head of Retail and Grocery at GS1 UK…