The Aurora Ceres Blog

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Solid Beverage

ACTION CALL: B19/350/1 Solid Beverage

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking technologies that can make a cold refreshing beverage from a solid format Solid Beverage As part of the on-going drive to innovate within the soft drink sector, our client is looking to identify ingredients and technologies that enables the manufacture of […]

Sugar Replacement

ACTION Call: F19/331/1 Sugar Replacement

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking to identify sugar replacement technologies that can be utilised as a party replacement for sugar in whole or in part. Sugar Replacement Technologies The primary needs are ingredients, technologies or delivery platforms that can provide a replacement for sugar in a […]

Specific dietary needs

Functional ingredients for the ageing population.

In a previous blog we highlight the forthcoming challenges of an ageing population.  Malnutrition in the elderly is a combination of physical, medical and social factors, but can impact on other aspects of health which in turn can exacerbate the problem;  poor diet extend much further than macro nutrient intake […]

ACTION: Food Technology Scouting

Innovating sustainably for our ageing population

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) the UK’s population is set to pass 70 million by mid-2031 and will reach 72.4 million by mid-2043. The breakdown of the age demographics is quite startling. The number of children is estimated to decrease slightly from 12.6m in 2018 and 12.3m […]

Food Industry Trends

Food Industry Trends

It’s always fascinating to look at the wide array of food industry trends that are announced each year and try to understand the public opinion or technology behind those trends that has enabled them or brought them to prominence.  Often these trends have been lingering in the background for many […]

Natural Materials

Stewardship in Food and Drink Technology

There is little doubt that the food and drink industry is a hi-tech industry.  Technology, and by this we encompass the broad definition of technology including; ingredients, enabling technologies, manufacturing and processing technologies, is fundamentally responsible for helping ingredient companies and finished product manufacturers meet the needs of the consumers. […]

F19/281/1 Gel Depositing Technology

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking to identify ‘Gel Depositing Technologies’ that can accurately deposit small volumes of a viscous gel material. Gel depositing Technologies Aurora Ceres is looking to identify gel depositing technologies that can, or can be adapted, to deposit accurate quantities of a viscous […]


ACTION CALL: B19/135/4 Agglomeration Technology

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for expertise and advancements in agglomeration technology and dehydration technologies to support the development of several new products. This could include, but is not limited to, converting liquids or powders into agglomerated or granular form. Responses All solutions must be submitted […]

Authentic flavour

ACTION CALL: B19/135/3 Authentic flavour

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking to develop a beverage product from which all the taste is derived from ingredients or materials that are naturally rich in taste components to deliver an authentic flavour. This will overcome the need to flavour or declare flavourings on pack. Authentic […]