108Labs is building world’s first cell-cultured human milk factory

Eighteen months after creating the world’s first cell cultured human milk, 108Labs is now focused on accelerating the field from lab to factory by building and programming the world’s first autonomous ‘Cellufacturing’ facility and artificial intelligence platform for production of cell cultured human milk in the birthplace of biosynthetic human milk, Hillsborough, North Carolina.

Why chain of custody is so important for ethical organic products

From being a lifestyle choice for a small percentage of consumers, organic foodstuffs and functional products are shifting towards the mainstream. While millennials are credited for driving growth in this sector, the perception that organic products are better-for-you still resonates with consumers.

Food tech company introduces innovative, scalable approach to alternative protein product texturization

What is Okara?

Okara, soy pulp, or tofu dregs is a pulp consisting of insoluble parts of the soybean that remain after pureed soybeans are filtered in the production of soy milk and tofu. The by-product is generally white or yellowish in colour. It is part of the traditional cuisines of Japan, Korea, and China. Since the 20th […]

New meat analogue made from okara is healthy, more flavourful and environmentally friendly

A team of researchers from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania and the University of Helsinki have recently published a paper proposing a nutritious meat analogue using fermented okara (soy pulp). The innovation can potentially change the meat analogue industry offering a product that has less salt and saturated fats and more flavour than real […]

Analysis of fusel alcohols using HT3 Headspace Sampling

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Ash and moisture analysis with prepASH 340 Series for food analysis

Moisture and ash are crucial analytical values in food samples and are often needed as calculation reference for other analytical parameters too. Furthermore ashing is part of the sample preparation for the analysis of individual elements in the mineral content. Moisture is a critical parameter for shelf life time of food and ash gives information […]

Why marine peptides work wonders for human health

Consumer health, nutrition and overall wellness have continued to remain in the spotlight over the last few years. With the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic, demand for products that promote healthy living and aid wellness have increased substantially.

‘Upcycling’ promises to turn food waste into your next meal

How would you like to dig into a “recycled” snack? Or take a swig of juice with “reprocessed” ingredients made from other food byproducts? Without the right marketing, these don’t sound like the most appetizing options.