Cover story
Gordon L. Robertson, adjunct Professor at the University of Queensland and Principal Consultant at Food•Packaging•Environment, reviews recent trends and innovations in food packaging.
FSA seeks views on its approach to innovation

The FSA is developing a plan which will set out how the legislation and enforcement frameworks it is responsible for could adapt to emerging technologies and disruptive business models and how it can make better use of technology.

First food science courses accredited by IFST

Courses at nine UK universities have been accredited under IFST’s new course accreditation scheme.


IFST’s new FoodStart placements website is now live for both employers and students.


Designer crops

Antony Evans, CEO of TAXA, describes the latest developments in plant genetic engineering that radically simplify the potential to create and test new genetic constructs with useful properties, such as plants with enhanced flavour or increased levels of vitamins.

Food sustainability - waste not want not

As the impact of food and drink waste becomes an ever bigger ethical, environmental and economic issue, Sterling Crew and Thomas Crew of Kolak Snack Foods look at the challenges and opportunities behind the waste of food and drink. They review its impact, drivers, management and reduction.

Fresher for Longer – an initiative to reduce household food waste

Viktoria Salisbury of the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) explains how a new initiative is helping consumers to make better use of food packaging to reduce household food waste.

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