Food Industry Experts

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Supply Chain Security

Supply Chain Security

Over the last few weeks Aurora Ceres has been discussing some of the key global issues, how these are fuelling Consumer Anxiety and what this means for innovation and NPD. It is also important to consider the impact the current situation is having, and will have, on food and supply […]

Health and Wellbeing

Health and Well-being

Food Innovation for health and well-being in a post-COVID world Last time ACP opened the discussion regarding the food industry’s response to the new-normal landscape that we find ourselves in. You can find the introductory article on feeding consumer anxiety here. Life remains in a state of flux and this […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]