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Reducing and Managing Food Waste in Hotels

Reducing and Managing Food Waste in Hotels

Our latest Know How Guide has been developed in collaboration with Considerate Hoteliers to help hoteliers and chefs understand how to manage and reduce food waste in hotels – what is the issue, how should it be addressed and what resources are on offer This guide has been produced by the International Tourism Partnership (ITP) […]

Lucozade Ribena Suntory assists on blackcurrant research project

Lucozade Ribena Suntory assists on blackcurrant research project

Lucozade Ribena Suntory has contributed to a £220,000 international research project, which is aiming to turn blackcurrant pomace into food for human consumption. Blackcurrant pomace is a rich source of polyphenols and fibre. Food scientists at the University of Huddersfield in the UK are seeking methods of introducing it into bread, muffins, biscuits and breakfast […]

SodaStream develops carbonator to turn sparkling water into beer

SodaStream develops carbonator to turn sparkling water into beer

SodaStream has released an “exciting” new beer concept that makes it possible to produce home-crafted beer using sparkling water and a unique beer concentrate. To kick off The Beer Bar is a light beer called Blondie, which has a smooth authentic taste and a hop-filled aroma. The new home brewing concept enables consumers to concoct […]

DuPont’s new bread thins use alternative carbohydrate concept

DuPont’s new bread thins use alternative carbohydrate concept

DuPont Nutrition & Health has launched a new bakery concept inspired by Nordic thin breads, as it seeks to revitalise Europe’s struggling bread market and reengage consumers who have turned their backs on traditional wheat-based offerings. The Nordic Light Thins innovation is part of a series of DuPont alternative carbohydrate concepts, designed to help bakers […]

Beneo develops new ‘natural and clean label’ functional rice starch

Beneo develops new ‘natural and clean label’ functional rice starch

Functional ingredients manufacturer Beneo has launched its first high-performance rice starch that qualifies for both natural and clean label status worldwide. Remypure functional native rice starch has high stability during processing and performs well, Beneo said, particularly under harsh processing conditions such as low pH, high temperature or high shear. As a result, it is […]

Protein developments

Protein developments

In its snapshot of this year’s Sustainable Foods Summit, organiser Organic Monitor reported that, during last year’s World Climate Summit (COP21) it was concluded that food generates a quarter of all greenhouse gases, with over half coming from livestock production. At the same time, population growth and dietary changes have led to a substantial rise […]

Nut milk brand Plenish launches cashew nut milk to the UK

Nut milk brand Plenish launches cashew nut milk to the UK

Nut milk brand Plenish has expanded its dairy-free M*lk range by launching what it has called “the UK’s first 1 litre organic cashew nut milk”. Containing only three simple ingredients – cashews, filtered water and Himalayan salt – the organic cashew Nut M*lk has launched following the success of the almond nut variety. It contains […]

Chia Charge adds compact sports bars that can be eaten ‘on the run’

Chia Charge adds compact sports bars that can be eaten ‘on the run’

British sports nutrition brand Chia Charge has launched two new products in the lead-up to the London Marathon. Created for marathoners, trail runners, cyclists, obstacle racers and other high-energy competitors, the 30g bars are built on the goodness of chia seeds. Blending the tastiness of flapjacks with the energy credentials of a sports gel, the […]

Tipa – from start-up to World Food Innovation Award in 5 years

Tipa – from start-up to World Food Innovation Award in 5 years

Tipa Corp. was proud and honoured to have been awarded the best environmental/CSR initiative award for its range of 100% compostable flexible packaging for fresh produce, TipLock zipper bags, stand up pouches, paper applications, and for coffee and snacks. Finalists and winners for the awards were announced during a special event on Tuesday 1 March […]

UK business crowdfunds for ‘groundbreaking’ cooking process

UK business crowdfunds for ‘groundbreaking’ cooking process

A UK-based food technology pioneer Carritech Research has launched a campaign on crowdfunding site Seedrs, as it aims to raise £350,000 in equity funding for expanding the commercial development of its new “groundbreaking” formulation and process platform technology. ColdBake is a patented process that enables biscuit or snack products to be produced at close to […]