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Insects as a sustainable food protein source
Insects as a sustainable food protein source
In 2013 the United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization stressed that a new approach to food production was crucial if we are to avoid future shortages. Their suggestion was edible insects. It is their sustainability
Light technology that can improve food safety of fried foods
Light technology that can improve food safety of fried foods
In recent months, several warnings have been published about the potential risk of fried food for the health of millions of consumers. “Deep fried foods produce acrylamide,” said Lien Smeesters, post-doctoral researcher, B-PHOT Brussels Photonics,
Exploring and prototyping alternative methods for growing, distributing and integrating food production in our cities
Exploring and prototyping alternative methods for growing, distributing and integrating food production in our cities
The rapid urbanization of recent decades is just the beginning of an ever-steeper growth curve. By 2050, the proportion of people living in urban areas will have surged to 70 percent. Over the last decade,
Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo: literally and figuratively the tasting-garden for tomorrow’s food
Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo: literally and figuratively the tasting-garden for tomorrow's food
At Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo, everything is about healthy food. Here, innovators from SMEs, startups, scientists and students work together on innovations in the field of healthy nutrition, cultivation, alternative raw materials and nutritional resources. “No wonder,”
DSM Expands R&D Capabilities for Food Applications With Biotechnology Center
DSM Expands R&D Capabilities for Food Applications With Biotechnology Center
DSM has opened a new state-of-the-art biotechnology facility at its site in Delft, the Netherlands that will expand its research and development capabilities in fermentation and biotechnology for food applications. “The site is really focused
DSM and Evonik’s Alternative Source for Omega 3 Fatty Acids From Natural Algae
DSM and Evonik’s Alternative Source for Omega 3 Fatty Acids From Natural Algae
Just like humans, animals also need their daily intake of essential, long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in their diet to ensure healthy growth. Until now, these fatty acids have been added to aquaculture feed and pet
Are you a mosquito magnet?
Are you a mosquito magnet?
It’s that time of year again that you can sit outside in the evening or go for a walk. Except there are those pesky mosquitoes that continue to prick and linger around you. Why some people
Artificial sweeteners: friend or foe?
Artificial sweeteners: friend or foe?
The biggest problem with artificial sweeteners and their impact on health is that the science is misinterpretered. A recent segment of The Dr Oz Show claims that light soda and low-calorie sweeteners lead to weight