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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”.