Around a third of all food in the world is lost even before it reaches the plate. One fifth of all food wasted in Europe is vegetables and fruit. Milk, fish and meat account for just under a third of the food lost, and cereals account for a quarter. With the help of intelligent packaging, w ... more
Findings suggest that social media could be used as a way to encourage healthier eating.
Social media users who view images of healthy foods that have been heavily endorsed with ‘likes’ are more likely to make healthier food choices, a new study has found.
The research, by psychologists f ... more
Although Oktoberfest has been cancelled for a second year in a row due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have used the opportunity to select the most surprising product innovations around the world in beauty, personal care, food and pet food in order to celebrate the influential role bee ... more
Engineers at MIT have developed a new approach to removing lead or other heavy-metal contaminants from water, in a process that they say is far more energy-efficient than any other currently used system, though there are others under development that come close. Ultimately, it might be used ... more
World Vision report alarmed: Healthy food out of reach for some 3 billion people - children bear the brunt
Healthy food for a balanced diet is currently becoming a luxury good for more and more people worldwide. By the end of 2022, 250 children a day could die of malnutrition as a result of ... more
Irish heritage, tradition, grit, and resilience all run deep in Chicago, and in the not-too-distant future, so will Guinness roots. This great American city will be the home to the new Guinness Chicago Taproom, slated to open to the public in 2023 in the city’s lively West Loop neighborhoo ... more
Full Sail IP Partners, an acquiror of leading brands, has acquired the Odwalla brand from the Coca-Cola Company.
Odwalla, the popular food and beverage brand, was founded in Santa Cruz, CA in 1980 by three jazz musicians with a desire to nourish people everywhere, respect our planet, protec ... more
Whether it’s an exclusive appetite for ‘white’ foods or an all-out refusal on veggies, when you have a fussy eater on your hands, mealtime can be more than a challenge.
While picky eating is all part of the norm for developing toddlers, when it extends into school years, it takes a toll on ... more
Blue Bottle Coffee announced today its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2024. This extends to the entire brand, in the United States and Asia, and from coffee and ingredient sourcing to guest-use and end-of-life greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for product and packaging. Blue Bottle ... more
Face masks and social distancing are both well-known ways to keep airborne pathogens, like COVID-19, at bay, but University of Central Florida researchers Michael Kinzel and Kareem Ahmed are working on a possible new one —a combination of food products that alters people’s saliva.
The conce ... more