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‘Cultivated meat as an ingredient for plant-based alternatives’

Cultivated meat companies are shifting their strategies to reduce production costs. "Startups initially aimed to produce real meat without expanding livestock numbers. This was meant to reduce animal suffering and CO2 em..

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Soil bacteria produce proteins from carbon dioxide

27 December 2022

The soil bacterium Cupriavidus necator can grow on a mixture of carbon dioxide, oxygen, and hydrogen can be persuaded to produce various useful products, such as amino acids, milk proteins, and building blocks for pharma...

WUR: We should not replace meat but reduce it

30 November 2022

The shift to consuming more plant-based protein is an essential aspect of the protein transition. “The responsibility lies not just with the individual consumer, and the solution lies not just in innovative food products...

Cold plasma: Interesting for the food industry?

21 November 2022

Current chemical and thermal processes used to ensure the hygiene and safety of products have their disadvantages. Cold plasma can be a mild alternative in controlling micro-organisms, microbial spores and viruses. What ...

WUR: Farmed insects fit in the food system

26 October 2022

Edible insects can use the organic residual streams from agriculture and the food sector and make new food or feed from them. In this way they may make food systems more sustainable. Alejandro Parodi studied how sustaina...

Cultivated meat production Mosa Meat to new level

19 October 2022

Mosa Meat is celebrating taking the next step in the scaling up of their facilities for the production of cultivated beef. The company is expanding to a total of 7,340 m2 facilities (77,000 sq ft.), making it the largest...

Big data takes food safety to higher level

17 October 2022

New and powerful algorithms and bioinformatics tools are enabling the development of models that make it much easier to predict outbreaks of food-borne diseases. Nestlé and Mars are among the first to invest in HTS infra...

Laurens Hoedemaker: 'I am averse to fussing about power'

22 September 2022

At the beginning of last year, Laurens Hoedemaker (51) took office as the new chairman of the Central Organisation for the Meat Sector (COV) and the Dutch Meat Industry Association (VNV). Before that, he was director of ...

Mycoprotein for optimal texture and taste

12 September 2022

Current meat replacements mainly use vegetable ingredients as a basis, such as soya, peas or wheat. The intrinsic product properties, including side effects and specific texture properties, are not always to the consumer...

TLR newcomer to Dutch Fresh Port

12 September 2022

Is that organic tomato really organic? Do these strawberries, raspberries or berries carry the hepatitis-A virus or norovirus, or is a full pesticide screening with retail specification required? Questions that TLR, newc...

A veggie burger out of the printer

07 September 2022

Researchers at WUR have developed a process for printing a vegetarian burger. The burger is made up of spaghetti-like threads of protein. In the process hall of the Axis campus building stands a Burger Extrusion Print...

NTU develops fungi-based food product

02 September 2022

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a technique to cultivate a fungi-based food product that could serve as a healthier, better tasting, and greener alternative to p...

NEN publishes international standard on WGS

25 July 2022

Recently, the international standard for the use of whole genome sequencing (WGS) to determine hereditary material of micro-organisms in food was published. NEN-EN-ISO 23418:2022 'Microbiology of the food chain - Whol...

Cosun opens Nutrition Center for plant-based food

22 July 2022

On 20 July 2022, the Cosun Nutrition Center officially opened as a knowledge center on nutritional science for plant-based food products from cooperative agrofood organisation Royal Cosun. The Cosun Nutrition Center is d...

WUR obtains Rubisco protein from tomato leaf

20 June 2022

Researchers from Wageningen are the first in the world to have succeeded in extracting the high-quality Rubisco protein from tomato leaf, an important residual flow in greenhouse horticulture. The method they used is sim...

Storage technology optimisation in fresh produce chain

20 June 2022

New building and renovation of refrigeration systems offers users the opportunity to reformulate product (quality) requirements and apply energy optimisation; for example, by using the system data that will become availa...