Food Technology

53 posts

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 […]

Natural Acidity

ACTION CALL: B21/172/1 Natural Acidity

A global food and beverage brand is looking to enhance the natural profile of its products through the use of natural flavouring components. In this instance, the focus is on achieving desirable acidity levels through the use of natural materials. Acidity is a key element of the taste profile of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Consumer Anxiety

Feeding Consumer Anxiety.

The Aurora Ceres Partnership Ltd invites you to join the conversation about what society will need from the food industry in the post-COVID world. This series of blogs will explore the consumer anxiety it brings, and how the industry needs to react. Our new-normal period looks bleak. Potential record levels […]