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Europe: Researcher makes durable plastics from plants, clay

A new more sustainable material developed by reinforcing commercial bioplastic using additives from plants such as nanocellulose and oregano extracts can solve the most...

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...

Africa: Informa show to focus on smart manufacturing

Cairo will hold Africa Food Manufacturing or AFM from April 22-24, 2017 to bring innovation to the food manufacturing sector under the theme Smart...

Europe: EFSA awards duo for app

Loana Furcoi and Roberto Capuano have won first prize with 'EFSA to the people', an app that uses optical character recognition technology to perform...

Americas: Researchers devise sensor to find bacteria – alive or dead

A new type of electronic sensor that might be used to quickly detect and classify bacteria for medical diagnostics and food safety has passed...

Europe: ‘Coffee Selfies’ could be a niche in the hot drinks market, report

The increasing number of hot drinks on supermarket shelves means new products have to demonstrate innovation in order to stand out from established brands. According...

Americas: Team wins competition for cold boxes for rental

A team of MIT and Harvard University students won the first-ever MIT Food and Agribusiness Innovation Prize for smart, modular, refrigerated shipping boxes that...

Asia Pacific: Detector for wine aroma

A fine wine has an ideal balance of ingredients. Too much or too little of a component could mean the difference between a wine...

Middle East: Region can enjoy consistent milk supply, says Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak’s OneStep processing technology is now enabling milk producers to prepare ultra-high-temperature (UHT) milk from powder in one step, reducing operational cost by...

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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