Newsroom : Press releases

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.

EUFIC wins Best Digital Campaign at the European Association Awards 2019!
Press releases | 01 April 2019

EUFIC wins Best Digital Campaign at the European Association Awards 2019!

EUFIC is proud to have been awarded the Best Digital Campaign prize at the European Association Awards 2019 for its month-long Hungry for Whole Grain digital campaign.

Gut microbiota linked to obesity and mental disorders EU-funded project ‘MyNewGut’ finds
Press releases | 17 December 2018

Gut microbiota linked to obesity and mental disorders EU-funded project ‘MyNewGut’ finds

EU project MyNewGut presents its research findings on the role played by the gut microbiota on physical and mental health, at their final conference in Brussels.

The microbiome saga: what does research need to do better?
Press releases | 17 December 2018

The microbiome saga: what does research need to do better?

The newly started European-funded project MicrobiomeSupport, who will look at how to carry out research on the microbiome in the food system, held its kick-off meeting on 28 November 2018 in Ottawa, Canada.