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EU-funded SMARTCHAIN reveals key steps to improve sustainability of short food supply chains
Press releases | 05 July 2021

EU-funded SMARTCHAIN reveals key steps to improve sustainability of short food supply chains

The EU-funded project SMARTCHAIN hosts today its closing event, showcasing its main findings and recommendations to support collaborative Short Food Supply Chains (SFSCs) in Europe.

EU-funded Strength2Food launches 1st ever Food Quality Schemes (FQS) sustainability Strategic Guide
Press releases | 26 April 2021

EU-funded Strength2Food launches 1st ever Food Quality Schemes (FQS) sustainability Strategic Guide

The EU-funded project Strength2Food launched today the first Strategic Guide on Sustainable Food Quality Schemes(FQS), as a result of a 5-year research at European level.

Clarity needed in classification systems for processed foods
Press releases | 24 March 2021

Clarity needed in classification systems for processed foods

Researchers from the University of Surrey and the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) reviewed over 100 scientific papers to examine if different criteria exist in developing classification systems for processed foods and, if so, what distinguishes them.

Eating seasonal and local: EUFIC launches 1st ever Europe-wide  interactive fruit and vegetables map
Press releases | 23 March 2021

Eating seasonal and local: EUFIC launches 1st ever Europe-wide interactive fruit and vegetables map

EUFIC launches the first-ever Europe-wide fruit and vegetables seasonality interactive tool in the context of the 2021 International Year of Fruits and Vegetables.

New report released: Outcomes from the EUFIC-FAO UN Food Systems Summit Independent Dialogue
Press releases | 17 March 2021

New report released: Outcomes from the EUFIC-FAO UN Food Systems Summit Independent Dialogue

More than 100 stakeholders from academia, civil society, public and private sector gathered in February for the EUFIC – FAO independent Food Systems Dialogue. The report is now available.

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.