VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has successfully produced coffee cells in a bioreactor through cellular agriculture. The innovation can help to make the production of coffee more sustainable. The first batches produced by VTT in a laboratory in Finland smell and taste like conventional coffee.
Nitrates are critical for the growth of plants, so plants have evolved sophisticated mechanisms to ensure sufficient nitrate uptake from their environments. In a new study published in Nature Plants , researchers at Nagoya University, Japan, have identified a plant enzyme that is key to activating a nitrate uptake mechanism in response to nitrogen starvation. […]
Consuming more red wine, berries, apples, pears and tea on a regular basis could reduce your blood pressure, because of how the gut microbiome metabolises flavonoids, according to new research .
The interaction between maize and soil microbes influences hybrid vigour, according to a recent study . Many commercial varieties of crops such as maize are first-generation crosses of inbred lines, and their hybrid vigour leads to increased yield.
Scientists have projected that millions of people in 65 nations globally, including those in Africa and South-East Asia and the Pacific, could face increased malnutrition as climate change and overfishing take their toll on fisheries.
Already about 90 percent of all fish stocks are considered maximally exploited or overfished, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.
Sodexo Middle East, as part of its ‘Better Tomorrow 2025’ initiative and commitment to reducing waste, has partnered with Leanpath, food waste prevention pioneers, to introduce a state-of-the-art food waste prevention programme called WasteWatch powered by Leanpath (WWxLP).
This year’s Recent Advances in Food (RAFA 2021) event will be held virtually on 3-4 November.
Global food processing and packaging technology specialist, tna, has launched its new tna remote assist service: a digitally enhanced customer experience, delivering greater efficiencies in commissioning, support and training, with real-time access to tna’s global team of experts.
Bee Vectoring Technologies International (BVT) has secured its first revenue commitments with US sunflower growers and has successfully expanded into other activities within this crop, including demonstration and research trials. This marks significant progress in penetrating the US$470 million sunflower market, the company said in a recent press statement.