Promoting Flavour Research amongst PhD students in Europe

PhD candidates across European universities and research institutes are encouraged to apply for the PhD Flavor Research Award Programme, which is organised by Giract, the Geneva based transnational consultancy specialising in food ingredients, and co-ordinated by Professor Andy Taylor, University of Nottingham.

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 14:55

Industry survey - Campden BRI

Campden BRI has carried out an industry survey to better understand industry’s attitudes to innovation[5]. The innovation survey received 126 responses from a wide range of sectors, including ambient groceries, baked products, beers, wines and spirits, prepared convenience foods and retailers. The responses represent a cross section of industry from multinationals (39%) and large companies (19%) to mediumsized companies (25%), small companies (17%) and start-ups (<1%). The key findings are:

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 16:41

Food research in South Korea

Campden BRI has been awarded a contract (>£0.5m) for a joint, three-year food research programme in South Korea with the Korea National Food Cluster (FOODPOLIS) and Dongguk University.

The contract, funded by the South Korean government, aims to enhance food safety,quality and product innovation.

Campden BRI will be working in three key areas: advanced analytical methods for non-targeted chemical screening, analytical methods for difficult to measure components and the commercial exploitation of insects as a source of high quality proteins.

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 16:38

Food donation service

TAAP, a supplier of mobile software applications for tablets and smartphones, has developed a Food Surplus Application to assist with the donation of surplus food in the retail sector to charities[4]. It is currently being deployed by Tesco in its UK stores and integrates with systems from Tesco partners – FoodCloud and FareShare.

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 16:34
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