Food Wastage

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ACTION CALL F21/52/1 Waste Valourisation

Food wastage, and as a result, the desire for effective waste valourisation, is an important issue within the whole of the food production chain. Our client, a global agricultural producer and food and beverage manufacturer, is looking to address the challenge of food waste within its supply chain. From the moment […]

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. […]

Mindful Product Development

Mindful Product Development – Out with the old, in with the even older!

Everything goes full circle. When fashions resurface, which they invariably do, they are embellished by the younger generations in order to validate them, whilst the older amongst us will smile and nod knowingly. It is interesting that the key underlying trend, across all product sectors, be they food, clothing or […]

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 […]

Food Industry Experts

ACTION CALL: F17/12/3 – Sustainable Production

Sustainable Production Methods Summary We are currently working with a global food and beverage company, who is looking to identify new and emerging process technologies, ingredients and supply chain processes to enable sustainable production of food and beverage products. Scope This brief is seeking to identify new food and beverage […]

Food Production for Tomorrow’s World

It’s a widely reported fact that the amount of energy required to produce food exceeds the energy derived from that food. When the prevalent diet is meat-based, as in the Western world, then this inequality increases. In a world with a growing population and the subsequent pressure on natural resources, […]

Packaging innovations for a Sustainable Future

– Richard Coles, Director, Emagine Packaging Limited Packaging innovations are of strategic importance to the food and drinks industries as it is a key enabler for creating brand value and offering functions that deliver a wide range of benefits to consumers and other stakeholders.  These benefits include its role in enhancing […]