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Americas: Tasting with the nose might be possible, study

Scientists may be closing in on a way to let consumers savor the sweet taste of cake, cookies and other culinary delights without the...

Asia Pacific: NZ’s UHT milk reaches China in 34 days

Consumers across China are getting a taste of the freshest imported ultra heat temperature (UHT) milk due to a Fonterra program aimed at delivering...

Europe: DNA shows food labeling accuracy

Mapping a food’s DNA could in the future be used as a tool to check that the product contains the ingredients stated on the...

Asia Pacific: Scientists in Singapore invent material that kills E Coli in 30 seconds

Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR have developed a new material that can kill the E. coli bacteria within...

Americas: Silk keeps fruit fresh without refrigeration

Tufts University biomedical engineers have demonstrated that fruits can stay fresh for more than a week without refrigeration if they are coated in an...

Asia Pacific: Cornell receives US$4.8M to develop GE eggplant in region

To strengthen capacity to develop and disseminate genetically engineered (GE) eggplant in Bangladesh and the Philippines, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has...

Europe: Givaudan joins start-up accelerator as founding partner

Givaudan joins start-up accelerator, MassChallenge, which is expanding into Switzerland with members Bühler Group, Nestlé, Inartis Foundation and the Swiss Economic Forum. MassChallenge is active...

Europe: Plant pilot turns gases into baking powder

The Schwelgern coke plant (KBS), ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions and Berlin Technical University (TU Berlin) have installed a pilot plant on the works site of...

Asia Pacific: GEA on building an earthquake-proof plant

GEA has built a whole milk drying plant for Fonterra in earthquake zone Pahiatua in New Zealand that produces at 15 tons/hour and is designed to...

World: Frutarom buys stake in start-up for US$2.6M

Frutarom Industries will invest NIS 10 million (US$2.6 million) in exchange for the allocation of 50% of Algalo shares to build a modern biotechnology...

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