Food Wastage

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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 […]

Innovation tools for food waste recovery

By Dr Charis Galanakis, Research & Innovation Director of Galanakis Laboratories The recovery of valuable compounds from food wastes is today one of the most emerging topics in the area of food science and sustainability. However, despite the omnipresence of related studies and patented methodologies, the market existing products derived […]

Food Manufacturing 4.0. Achieving Ultra Yields in Chilled Food

Food Manufacturing 4.0.  Achieving Ultra Yields in Chilled Food   Imagine a chilled food production line that delivers ultra-yields (sub 1% losses), welcome to Food Manufacturing 4.0 The UK is recognised as the world leader in chilled food production with c£10Bn annual sales yet inherent process problems mean manufacturers typically […]

Food waste : Does Voting Help You Waste Less?

Food Waste: Does voting help you waste less? First published by Food Science Technology Show 30/04/15 We have something of an issue in the UK. We are suffering from a western disease; being fat and wasteful. It may be surprising to consider that these seemingly separate issues are driven by the […]

Watching your Waist and your Waste.

In the period between 1993 and 2013 obesity increased in the UK from around 15% of the population to nearer 25 %. As result there is increased scrutiny to food composition and health, most recently with the launch of the Action on Sugar campaign and the Scientific Advisory Committee on […]