Sustainable food

12 posts

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. […]

ACTION: Food Technology Scouting

Innovating sustainably for our ageing population

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) the UK’s population is set to pass 70 million by mid-2031 and will reach 72.4 million by mid-2043. The breakdown of the age demographics is quite startling. The number of children is estimated to decrease slightly from 12.6m in 2018 and 12.3m […]

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 B18/129/1 -Sustainable Packaging.

Sustainable Packaging Our client, a global food and beverage manufacturer, is looking to identify packaging and packaging technologies that can can deliver a greater degree of sustainability and responsibility to food and drink packaging. The primary needs are materials that are truly recyclable, compostable or biodegradable alternatives to: Barrier coating materials. Cellophane as secondary […]

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 Technology Scouting - Drying

ACTION ref: F16/69/1 – Trust

Our client, a global ingredient company, is looking to identify the next generation of technologies and ingredients that will define the future of the food and beverage industry. The food and beverage trend watchers increasingly indicate that ‘TRUST’ is of paramount importance to the consumer, this ranges from clean and clear […]