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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.

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.