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Ambitious voluntary agreement aims to make food & drink production & consumption more sustainable

The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) has joined  Wrap’s Courtauld Commitment , an ambitious ten-year voluntary agreement that brings together organisations across the food system –...

Scientists design ‘metabolic fingerprinting’ method to fight food fraud

Scientists design method to tell if your mince is telling porkies Scientists at the University of Manchester have used ‘metabolic fingerprints’ to detect precise amounts of pork in beef...

Reducing the sugar content of yogurt without reducing sweetness

A team from a Danish food ingredients company has manipulated the metabolic properties of yogurt-producing bacteria to sweeten the yogurt naturally, while reducing sugar in the final product....

Use of soy isoflavones and peptides to reduce microbial contamination could benefit food industry

Soy isoflavones and peptides may inhibit the growth of microbial pathogens that cause food-borne illnesses, according to  a new study  from University of Guelph researchers. ...

Food and drink industries invited to apply to Zero Waste Scotland's Circular Economy Investment Fund

Zero Waste Scotland is investing European Regional Development Funds to help small and medium businesses be resource efficient and create a more circular economy.  Between 2016...

Want to catch up on the latest food sector news, funding and events?

We have just publ;ished the April edition of KTN's  Food Sector newsletter , with updates on all the latest funding opportunities, events and research news. If you didn't get a copy...

Find out how BBSRC funded research is changing the food of the future

BBSRC has published a feature article on the 12 ways that research is changing the food of the future. These include: The ice cream that doesn’t melt (as much) and other...

FoodWasteNet opens call for Business Interaction Vouchers

FoodWasteNet , a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy (NIBB), has announced that its  fourth call for  Business Interaction Vouchers is now open. ...

3D printing: Could it be the start of a food manufacturing revolution?

The Spring 2016 edition of Baking Europe ,  research and innovation publication for the baking and confectionery industry in Europe, features an article by KTN's  Professor Bryan...

Catch up on the latest food sector news, funding and events

The March edition of KTN's  Food Sector newsletter  is now out, with updates on all the latest funding opportunities, events and research news. If you didn't get a copy in your...

Eco-friendly food packaging that doubles shelf-life of food products

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have successfully developed an environmentally-friendly food packaging material that is free from chemical additives, by fortifying...

Molecular food engineering: What gives parmesan cheese its unique taste?

When it comes to pasta and pizza dishes, nothing beats a sprinkle of grated parmesan on top. But the flavor quality of the popular cheese can be inconsistent. Now scientists are using “molecular...

Explore how physics can enhance the UK’s competitiveness in food manufacturing, 15 April, London

Physics in Food Manufacturing Summit 15 April 2016,  Kingsway Hall Hotel, London, UK The summit is led by the Institute of Physics and partners PepsiCo,  ...

New study finds clear differences between organic and non-organic milk and meat

Organic milk and meat contain around 50% more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced products, new research has shown. Key findings: both organic milk and meat...

ERA-HDHL cofunded call on Biomarkers for Nutrition and Health now open

Researchers are invited to submit research proposals for the joint transnational call “Biomarkers for Nutrition and Health” (BioNH). The JPI HDHL  together with the European Commission...

New £81.6M food and health research centre to be built in Norwich

The Quadram Institute is the name of the new centre for food and health research to be located at the heart of the Norwich Research Park, one of Europe’s largest single-site concentrations of...

Food Business Investment Scheme call opens on 29 Feb

The Deputy Minister for Farming and Food has announced that the call for expressions of interest for the next round of the Food Business Investment Scheme, with an indicative allocation of £14m...

KTN's food sector newsletter is out today

We have just published the February edition of KTN's  Food Sector newsletter , with updates on all the latest funding opportunities, events and research news. If you didn't get a...

Call for Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) in food supply chains and added-value manufacturing

The  European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)  has launched its 2016  Call for Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) Proposals : EIT...

Scientific Food Center in Jordan seeks partners for a potential Horizon 2020 proposal

A Scientific Food Center in Jordan is seeking partners for a potential Horizon 2020 proposal. They have expressed interest in the following areas: Food defense  Food...
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