RESEARCH

Producer wants short route to consumer

ABN AMRO's consumer survey shows that three in ten consumers are willing to order food directly from producers. No less than half of the consumers consider doing so if these foods are cheaper or if they are special produ..

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Snel en betrouwbaar

09 September 2014

Minimaliseren van microbiologische risico’s? Controle krijgen over de fysische eigenschappen van uw product zoals textuur, kleur, smaak en voedingswaarden? Het meten van wateractiviteit (Aw-waarde) met meetinstrumenten v...

Innovative solutions in meat technology

09 September 2014

Spring 2014 Dutch company NAWI and Danish-Canadian company SFK  LEBLANC merged into one company: SFK LEBLANC. “Do not worry, nothing has  disappeared”, Sales Director Alfred Klunder and CEO Ib Nykjær state. If ...

De ontwikkeling van gezonde(re) voedingsmiddelen

09 September 2014

Op 1 May 2014 Professor Vincenzo Fogliano held his inaugural address in acceptance of his new position as chair of Wageningen UR’s Food Quality and Design (FQD) group. In his speech, he emphasised the importance of the d...

Meat transport as an extension of cold storage

09 September 2014

In 2013, the European Commission requested a scientific opinion on the public health risks related to the maintenance of the cold chain during storage and transport of meat. To this end, TNO carried out research in The N...

Analyseren met Silliker

10 June 2014

In de afgelopen 25 jaar heeft het laboratorium zich ontwikkeld tot één van de grootste en meest veelzijdige laboratoria en adviesbureaus voor voedselkwaliteit en –veiligheid in Nederland. Opdrachtgevers ervaren de voorde...

OneGrain® mineral salt wins MFC Innovation Trophy

10 June 2014

AkzoNobel was announced as winner of the MFC Innovation Trophy for the meat category with its OneGrain® mineral salt on 22 May during the inaugural MFC Event in Rosmalen, The Netherlands. Having been prepared using the m...

3D food printing

10 June 2014

Nowadays, 3D printers can produce shapes using many different kinds of materials. From silver earrings to iPad covers, and from chocolate bars to toys printed from recycled plastic – the list of products that can be 3D p...

Veilig voedsel van boer tot bord

13 May 2014

One of the basic principles of the current food safety policy is the ‘from farm to fork’ approach, based on risk analysis and traceability from raw materials through to end products. For all critical phases in the food p...

Wereldspeler Nederland helpt China met zuivel

15 April 2014

Dutch companies are to share their knowledge to help revitalise the Chinese dairy sector and increase milk production. During a state visitor by the President of China, Xi Jinping, both countries signed an agreement abou...

Voedselproductie onder druk

15 April 2014

Global food security is declining as a result of climate change, and the availability of fresh water is under increasing pressure, according to the fifth report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). ...

There are limits to food safety testing

03 January 2014

The development and use of reliable test methods has undoubtedly contributed to the progress made so far in microbiological food safety, but a saturation point has been reached. “Food safety cannot be increased signif...

Agreement on improved food product composition

03 January 2014

The current levels of salt, saturated fat and sugar in food products must be reduced: in late January, several parties signed an Agreement that extends far beyond the existing Covenant on the reformulation of food. What ...

CPF: Vloeistoffen strooibaar maken

03 January 2014

Concentrated Powder Form (CPF) technology makes it possible to turn liquids into powders and opens up new processing opportunities for the food industry. Transforming liquids into powders is not a new idea. So far, th...

The power of meat

02 January 2014

Last year (2013), Izmir in Turkey hosted the Internal Congress of Meat Science and Technology. The theme of the congress was ‘The power of meat in the 21st century’, and it attracted close to 400 researchers from all ove...

Vleesvervangers op maat

02 January 2014

Shear cell technology offers the potential for a new generation of  meat substitutes to be produced which are more closely aligned with  consumer preferences in terms of their texture. This technology, which &n...