Emerging technologies

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Delayed Release

ACTION CALL: F21/206/1 Delayed Release

A global food and beverage brand is looking to enhance the functionality of its products through the application of controlled or delayed release technology. Controlling the release of functional components in food and drink products is beneficial as it allows the design of products in such a way that the […]

Texture in Beverages

ACTION CALL: B21/206/2 Texture in Beverages

A global food and beverage brand is looking to enhance the sensory profile of its products through enhancement of the texture in beverages within its range. Sensory perception is holistic and key aspects of the product profile can be enhanced through manipulation of other sensory attributes. Texture in beverages, for […]

Remote sensing

ACTION CALL: F21/172/2 Remote Sensing

Our client, a global agricultural producer and food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for expertise and advancements in the development of remote sensing technologies for fruit and vegetables. The scale of production of agricultural crops makes manual inspection processes and protocols time consuming and costly. To overcome this and deliver reproducible […]

Hydrocolloids

ACTION CALL F21/53/1 Hydrocolloids

Hydrocolloids and gels are essential components of food and beverage matrices. In order to maximise their potential it is important to understand key parameters, such as : (i) How actives such as flavour or functional components are bound within the gel structure; (ii) Processing parameters that influence the overall structure […]

ACTION: Food Technology Scouting

ACTION CALL: F20/287/2 Non-destructive testing.

Our client, a global agricultural producer and food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for expertise and advancements in the development of non-destructive testing, in-line and on-line analysis for fruit and vegetables. The inherent variability of agricultural crops makes off-line sampling protocols unreliable, as large sample sizes to account for the variability […]

Active coatings for fruit and vegetables

ACTION CALL: F20/287/1 Active coatings for fruit and vegetables.

Our client, a global agricultural producer and food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for expertise and advancements in the development of active coatings for fruit and vegetables. The active coatings that are of interest will help manage post-harvest handling, support the control of fresh-produce ripening and help maximise shelf-life. Such coatings […]

Reducing Plastic Packaging

ACTION CALL: F20/250/2 Reducing plastic packaging

Our client, a global agricultural producer and food and beverage manufacturer, is looking into technologies which can assist their efforts of reducing plastic packaging across the organisation. The product range is broad so any solutions to remove or reduce the use of single use plastics are of interest. Reducing plastic packaging […]

Post-Harvest Handling and Processing of Fresh Produce

ACTION CALL: F20/250/1 Post-harvest handling and processing of fresh produce.

Our client, a global agricultural producer and food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for expertise and advancements in post-harvest handling and processing technology to support the control of fresh-produce ripening and maximising shelf-life. Also of interest are technologies and processes that can enhance its product development innovation pipeline for value-added products. […]

Food Industry Experts

ACTION CALL: F20/189/1 Management of sticky materials

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for processes and technologies that can aid with the management of sticky gel-like materials. Management of Sticky Materials Food gels can become sticky over time due to atmospheric moisture. A sticky gel can be problematic in down-stream processing. Our client is […]

Natural Minerals

ACTION CALL: B19/350/2 Natural Minerals

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking for ingredients and technologies that can provide a source of natural minerals in food and drink applications. Natural Minerals Minerals are essential part of the human diet and many of these essential nutrients or ‘trace elements’ are the subject of authorised […]