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Innovative 3D food printer cuts food waste and boosts creativity in the kitchen
Press releases | 17 December 2020

Innovative 3D food printer cuts food waste and boosts creativity in the kitchen

The latest FutureKichen video features the Michelin-starred brothers of Cocina Hermanos Torres, who use the 3D food printer ' Foodini'  to prepare creative dishes that would be impossible to do by hand.

Polish biotech start-up produces zero-waste rapeseed protein in sustainability breakthrough
Press releases | 27 October 2020

Polish biotech start-up produces zero-waste rapeseed protein in sustainability breakthrough

FutureKitchen series explains this food tech in Virtual Reality.

EIT Food-funded WeValueFood fosters a new generation of Food Champions
Press releases | 22 October 2020

EIT Food-funded WeValueFood fosters a new generation of Food Champions

WeValueFood develops a network of Food Champions who inspire their peers through sharing knowledge about food on social media. In 2020, Food Champions are recruited in three hubs across Europe: UK, Spain, and Iceland.

EU project REFUCOAT recyclable active food packaging opens the way to sustainable and biobased alternatives
Press releases | 05 October 2020

EU project REFUCOAT recyclable active food packaging opens the way to sustainable and biobased alternatives

The EU-funded project REFUCOAT has successfully developed a new set of innovative and resource-efficient processes for producing bioplastics for food packaging from renewable materials, with a strong potential to replace traditional fossil-based raw materials.

Landmark paper calls for the need to develop the world’s microbiome biobanking infrastructure
Press releases | 05 August 2020

Landmark paper calls for the need to develop the world’s microbiome biobanking infrastructure

A landmark paper, based on research conducted in the context of the EU-funded project Microbiome Support, highlights the need for a world microbiome biobanking infrastructure. 

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.