Food Industry Experts

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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 […]

Gut Health

ACTION CALL: B21/137/1 Gut Health

As part of its innovation strategy, Aurora Ceres’ client, a global food and beverage brand is exploring the opportunities around gut health and looking to introduce ingredients into its products that can enable functional benefits. A key part of this strategy is to use ingredients which support the consumers gut […]

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 […]