Food Innovation

55 posts

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 […]

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 […]

Agglomoration

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 […]

Sweetness

ACTION CALL: B19/135/2 Sweetness from Nature.

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking to develop a beverage product from which all the sweetness is derived from ingredients or materials that are naturally sweet. This will overcome the need to declare sugar or ‘sweetener’ on pack and position the product as having ‘sweetness from […]

Energy

ACTION CALL B18/323/1 Sustained Energy and Endurance

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking to develop a product for ‘Sustained Energy and Endurance’. In response to the global trends, this innovation concept not only considers the sporting performance of the casual participant, but also consumers looking for an energy boost throughout their busy day. As a result, Aurora […]

Food Industry Trends

ACTION CALL: B18/281/1 Beauty From Within

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking to develop product that provide a enhanced perception of ‘beauty from within’.  ACP is looking to identify ingredients or technologies that can enhance the perception of beauty through the consumption of food and beverage products. Beauty From Within ACP is currently […]

ACTION: B18/271/2 Reduced Thermal Processing

Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking to identify technologies that can provide reduced thermal processing conditions for a range of products.  The process or technology must provide effective cooking, microbial inactivation, pasteurisation or sterilisation. Reduced Thermal Processing ACP is currently looking to understand the new and emerging […]