Insight

Home Insight
Key executives share their successes, learning points, market trends and research findings here.

Americas: Chilled dairy alternatives threatens traditional products

There’s a battle brewing in the food and beverage industry, a regulatory skirmish in both Europe and the United States over dairy alternative marketers’...

Americas: More use natural preservatives in food, finds study

Food producer Oscar Mayer has replaced artificial preservatives in their hot dogs with celery juice, a natural source of the preservative sodium nitrite. A...

Asia Pacific: Healthy ageing, immunity important business trends

Cardiovascular health, digestive health, general wellbeing, healthy ageing, and immunity are the top five categories that businesses value the most, according to a survey...

Americas: Purdue food, energy program gets US$2.5M grant

A Purdue University-led program training students on producing sustainable food and electricity for populations through solar energy received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research...

Europe: Report shows link between antibiotic use, resistance

The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of...

Europe: Research body exhibits cleaning robot for beverage factories at show

Fraunhofer IVV Dresden will present a mobile cleaning robot for the beverage industry at the drinktec fair in Munich, Germany from September 11 to...

Americas: Researchers use light to improve food safety

A team of researchers applies the use of light and other technologies to better the world’s health care, food safety, and biosecurity systems. Yong Chen...

Americas: IBM, Cornell University partner on safe milk supply

IBM and Cornell University will use next-generation sequencing combined with bioinformatics designed to help reduce the chances that the global milk supply is impacted...

Asia Pacific: University develops bananas high in pro-vitamin A

Research at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has produced a golden-orange fleshed banana that is rich in pro-vitamin A. The decade-long research, led by...

Europe: Danisco Foundation celebrates researchers on food research 

The Danisco Foundation has awarded three Science Excellence Medals for 2017 to senior scientists broadly recognized by DuPont Nutrition & Health for scientific excellence...

EDITOR PICKS