Giract Flavour Research

Tenth edition of the European PhD flavour research programme is now open for entries

PhD students enrolled in universities and research institutes from 32 European countries are encouraged to take part in a unique and innovative flavour research programme which is organised by Giract and Prof Andy Taylor, University of Nottingham.

7 industrial sponsors continue to support the programme, which is now in its tenth year. This consortium of premier companies aims to raise awareness of the industry and career opportunities in order to increase the flavour research talent pool in Europe.

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3D food printing

Printing food

Campden BRI has begun a research project to assess and evaluate how 3D-printing applications could benefit the food industry[4].

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Circular economy

Circular economy

AMT Fruit, part of the Munoz Group, reduced its overall operational waste – the majority of which (81%) is citrus fruit waste – by 30% from 2015 to 2018[3]. The company works with over 250 growers to supply Tesco with 11 million boxes of citrus each year – approximately 140 million nets of citrus.

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 15:04
Cold chain choices

Cold chain choices

A new study, Promoting Clean and Energy Efficient Cold-Chains in India, suggests that smartphone technology can help Indian farmers to tackle the sustainable cooling challenge[2]. Experts at the University of Birmingham, working with the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation and MP Ensystems, have produced a four-point ‘roadmap’ to address the cooling needs of farmers in the Indian states of Haryana, Punjab, Maharashtra and Karnataka.

The authors recommend four key actions:

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