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Sustainability at the cutting edge: EIT Food-funded FutureKitchen showcases algae plant with negative emissions in latest VR video
Press Releases | 29 May 2020

Sustainability at the cutting edge: EIT Food-funded FutureKitchen showcases algae plant with negative emissions in latest VR video

The FutureKitchen video series ‘infotains’ (entertain + informs) about food tech.

EU project YPACK develops innovative biodegradable food packaging extending food shelf life
Press Releases | 19 May 2020

EU project YPACK develops innovative biodegradable food packaging extending food shelf life

Plastic pollution and disposal of single use plastic packaging is a huge sustainability issue in need of innovative solutions: latest results from the EU-funded project YPACK show that an innovative formulation of active ingredients could allow this biodegradable food packaging to prolong the shelf life of foods and therefore reduce food waste.

Plant-based protein alternatives pave the way for sustainable food patterns
Press Releases | 29 January 2020

Plant-based protein alternatives pave the way for sustainable food patterns

The EU-funded PROTEIN2FOOD project, will present today their final results in the wider context of Europe’s protein transition at the conference: “Food for the future: Accelerating the protein transition”.

Seeing images of vegetables can boost children’s intake – new eBooks launched to encourage children to eat their greens
Press Releases | 11 December 2019

Seeing images of vegetables can boost children’s intake – new eBooks launched to encourage children to eat their greens

A variety of new resources, based on the evidence that children who are exposed to pictures of vegetables are more likely to eat them, have been launched as part of the See & Eat project.

NanoPack’s Active Food Packaging Shows Impressive Results in Extending Food Shelf Life
Press Releases | 15 November 2019

NanoPack’s Active Food Packaging Shows Impressive Results in Extending Food Shelf Life

The EU-funded project will reveal results proving NanoPack’s novel film’s ability to extend the shelf life of bread, cherries and yellow cheese, at the AIPIA Conference in Amsterdam.

EUFIC to Join Project Repository Journal (PRj) Editorial Board to Raise Visibility of EU-Funded Project Results
Press Releases | 25 October 2019

EUFIC to Join Project Repository Journal (PRj) Editorial Board to Raise Visibility of EU-Funded Project Results

EUFIC joined the Project Repository Journal (PRj) editorial board, which will disseminate the results of EU projects. What to expect from this collaboration?

EUFIC to host 1st ever communication symposium on food-based dietary guidelines at this year’s FENS European Nutrition Conference
Press Releases | 14 October 2019

EUFIC to host 1st ever communication symposium on food-based dietary guidelines at this year’s FENS European Nutrition Conference

EUFIC will host the first ever symposium on the role of effective communication on food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs) this Wednesday, 16 October, at the 13th European Nutrition Conference, organized by the Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS) in Dublin, Ireland

Virtual Reality to Connect People with New Food Technology
Press Releases | 13 September 2019

Virtual Reality to Connect People with New Food Technology

“I can see science in real action!” says a Cambridge university student, “You can do extraordinary things with already existing technology.” adds another.

New food trends come to life this weekend at the Leuven Food Fashion Festival
Press Releases | 27 June 2019

New food trends come to life this weekend at the Leuven Food Fashion Festival

How are new dietary trends like veganism shaping our food habits? These are some of the questions behind new food trends showcased at the Food Fashion Festival.

NanoPack Antimicrobial Film Extends Shelf Life of Fresh Cherries by 40%
Press Releases | 02 May 2019

NanoPack Antimicrobial Film Extends Shelf Life of Fresh Cherries by 40%

Tests using the innovative NanoPack film, which contains low concentration of natural essential oils, extended the shelf life of cherries by two days.