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Americas: F&B goes high-tech, report

Biotech, packaging and analytical innovations are accelerating the production of safer and healthier foods, finds Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision team. The global food and beverage...

Americas: Amcor introduces metal-free, high barrier packaging

Amcor introduces AmLite Ultra to its existing line of AmLite, which is metal-free packaging. It offers an even higher barrier, using Amcor’s Ultra SiOx coating,...

Europe: Portable system created to detect pathogens onsite

In collaboration with academia and industry, researchers at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Nanotech have developed a new portable lab-on-a-chip platform suitable for...

Asia Pacific: Zebra Technologies offers Asset Visibility Service

Zebra Technologies Corporation expands the Zebra OneCare managed services portfolio with Asset Visibility Service (AVS). Designed to increase mobile computer and thermal printer performance, AVS...

Europe: One drop of blood to test for food allergies

Fraunhofer researchers are developing methods to specifically and reliably detect allergenic substances in foods. In addition, they are helping to establish processes that reduce...

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...

Europe: More nutrition companies use digital technology

Almost two thirds of nutrition companies are implementing new forms of technology, with around half increasing their R&D spend this year, finds new research...

Americas: Fabric checks on freshness of fruit

Florida International University (FIU) scientists have created a small strip of coated fabric for consumers to test the freshness of fruit. The research, published in...

Europe: Checking quality of chocolate with ultrasound

The quality of Belgium's famous chocolate largely depends on the crystals that form during the hardening of the chocolate. Researchers from KU Leuven, Belgium,...

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...

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