WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, has conferred the 2022 Alexander Wacker Innovation Award on an in-house Spanish-German team for developing and launching a novel and far more efficient fermentation process for producing L-cysteine. The team, consisting of Johanna Koch, Annemarie Reutter-Maier, Rupert Pfaller, and Mario Arcos Rodriguez, managed to intensify the natural fermentation power of […]
CGIAR and the Linux Foundation have formed a research partnership to develop a standard way of sharing data about agricultural fields at scale, which could deliver global benefits, including for the estimated 500 million smallholder farmers that produce about a third of the world’s food.
In recent years, floods, droughts and other severe weather have significantly impacted farmers throughout the United States. In an effort to help farmers adapt to the changing climate, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the University of Missouri $25 million – the largest federal research, education and extension grant ever awarded to […]
The organisers of Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA) have released the final programme for this year’s event to be held in Prague from 6-9 September.
Fi Europe co-located with Hi Europe returns to France this year from 6-8 December. For the first time, the leading ingredients exhibition will take place at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – occupying four halls with more than 1,200 exhibitors, ranging from leading ingredients suppliers through to highly specialized newcomers. The in-person show will be […]
EIT Food’s RisingFoodStars Association is set to welcome 14 new agrifood tech scaleups from across Europe, following a meticulous selection process with applications from over 130 companies. EIT Food is supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union.
As part of the EIT Food RisingFoodStars programme, Deep Planet has partnered with EIT Food and Bernard Magrez to demonstrate the impacts of its AI climate adaptation solution for vineyards, VineSignal.
Israeli start-up Better Juice, and GEA Group AG, Germany, have established a new pilot facility, inviting juice manufacturers to test their sugar-reduction technology. The groundbreaking GEA Better Juice Sugar Converter Skid is included in GEA’s innovation centre in Ahaus, Germany, and is completed with all the required processing equipment supplied by the global food system […]
Aligned with its ambition to shape the future of food, Givaudan has developed a Customer Foresight platform aimed to help customers co-create winning food solutions.
Above Food, a vertically integrated, plantbased food company, has opened a state-of-the-art, gluten free ingredient development, processing and packaging facility: the Above Food Ingredient Centre.