Food design & research > Processing

'Meating' expectations for plant-based proteins

14 October, 2021

Researchers from University of Queensland are working with Motif FoodWorks to produce plant-based proteins to 'meat' changing consumer demands.

Study of tea finds industrial applications of filmy layer

08 September, 2021

Scientists have analysed the film that forms on cooling tea and have found that it has interesting industrial applications.

Future steak: a personalised Wagyu beef alternative

26 August, 2021

Researchers have unveiled their 3D-bioprinted structured Wagyu beef-like meat alternative that looks like the real thing and could one day be personalised to your taste.

Digital twins of orchards created to boost food production

02 August, 2021

Scientists are creating 'digital twins' of mango and macadamia orchards to help boost food production.

Extending the shelf life of foods with a lactic acid solution

29 April, 2021

Danish scientists have utilised a by-product from cheese production to create an antimicrobial solution that can extend the shelf life of certain food products.

Disinfection tech developed for hen eggs

07 April, 2021

The technology has been developed to kill bacteria on the surface of egg shells and allow the growth of healthy chickens.

The impact COVID had on global food security

06 April, 2021

An international team of scientists have conducted a world-level assessment of the impacts of COVID-19 on food security.

Food and beverage grants open in $1.3bn initiative

31 March, 2021

The funding aims to help manufacturers scale up production, commercialise their products and operations, and integrate into domestic and global supply chains.

Making food tracking tags impossible to forge

26 March, 2021

A professor of electrical engineering has joined a US project to create dendritic tags as a means to securely identify food at any point in the supply chain.

 Nestlé meets pledge and joins EU cage-free egg call

22 March, 2021

Nestlé has joined a call for the European Union to outlaw cages for laying hens.

What processes do NASA and the food & beverage industry have in common?

04 March, 2021

Is it state-of-art technology? Let's take a more in-depth look.

Australian duo launch cold brew sparkling tea

05 February, 2021

Australian beverage business East Forged flips the traditional notion of iced tea on its head with its locally produced nitrogen-infused cold brew teas.

Food track-and-trace QR app to help small-scale farmers

22 December, 2020

Fighting food fraud from farm to fork with a mobile ingredient tracing system.

Two hygienic design requirements added by GFSI

16 November, 2020

The food safety organisation said the requirements will have practical ramifications for food processing companies and their equipment suppliers.

Recycled water fruitful for greenhouse tomatoes

03 November, 2020

Researchers tested different water sources on greenhouse-grown tomatoes and found that recycled wastewater performed best.

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