New Features information at Food Processing Technology New and updated information from Features listed on www.foodprocessing-technology.com http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/ en-us http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/ New Features information at Food Processing Technology http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Inside Food: Issue 22 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureinside-food-issue-22-5947852/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureinside-food-issue-22-5947852/ In the latest issue of Inside Food we look at the snacking sector, origin labels and much more Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:26:00 GMT Kernel of truth: can popcorn really hope to tackle crisps in the UK snack market? http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurekernel-of-truth-can-popcorn-really-hope-to-tackle-crisps-in-the-uk-snack-market-5946146/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurekernel-of-truth-can-popcorn-really-hope-to-tackle-crisps-in-the-uk-snack-market-5946146/ Popcorn sales are rising fast, but why do people eat it? And does it have staying power? Elliot Gardner finds out more. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:21:00 GMT September's top stories: Fourth chocolate type unveiled, Bunge to acquire 70% stake in IOI Loders Croklaan http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureseptember-2017-top-news-stories-food-5940593/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureseptember-2017-top-news-stories-food-5940593/ Barry Callebaut unveiled fourth chocolate type Ruby, Bunge agreed to acquire 70% ownership stake in IOI Loders Croklaan (Loders) for $946m. Foodprocessing-technology.com wraps-up key headlines from September 2017. Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Could gas from sewage and landfills be the answer to global food shortages? http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurecould-gas-from-sewage-and-landfills-be-the-answer-to-global-food-shortages-5940911/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurecould-gas-from-sewage-and-landfills-be-the-answer-to-global-food-shortages-5940911/ Methane, a natural gas, is being processed and turned into protein for animal feed – but could it be used in human food? Elliot Gardner finds out more. Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:27:00 GMT Regional focus: Southeast Asia http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureregional-focus-southeast-asia-5938376/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureregional-focus-southeast-asia-5938376/ The prevalence of Western food has been rising steadily over the last few years in Southeast Asia. One of the products that has seen a surge in popularity is cheese. Callum Tyndall finds out how western markets are setting their sights on the region. Fri, 29 Sep 2017 10:38:00 GMT Chickpea innovations: what variations is the garbanzo bean being used in? http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurethe-disappearing-act-shrinking-pack-sizes-5928324/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurethe-disappearing-act-shrinking-pack-sizes-5928324/ Chickpeas have experienced a resurgence over the last few years, with the pea being utilised in various different formats. Sonia Sharma finds out what’s behind the surge. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:23:00 GMT Radioactive revolution: improving Costa Rican food safety with nuclear technology http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureradioactive-revolution-improving-costa-rican-food-safety-with-nuclear-technology-5927286/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureradioactive-revolution-improving-costa-rican-food-safety-with-nuclear-technology-5927286/ Costa Rican food scientists have recently made use of nuclear technology to improve food standards and avoid the use of foreign laboratories. Elliot Gardner finds out more. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Frozen food: rebranding the sector http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurefrozen-food-rebranding-the-sector-5922404/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurefrozen-food-rebranding-the-sector-5922404/ The frozen food market has survived recent scandals to rebrand itself as a luxury product. Liz Wilks at Asia Pulp and Paper explains how and why innovation and design in the packaging industry is at the heart of this rebirth. Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:55:00 GMT August's top stories: Food park in Dubai, Reckitt Benckiser's food business to be sold for $4.2bn http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureaugust-2017-top-news-stories-food-5909576/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureaugust-2017-top-news-stories-food-5909576/ The blueprint for Dubai Food Park (DFP) has been revealed, and Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB) has agreed to sell its food business unit to McCormick & Company (McCormick) for $4.2bn. Foodprocessing-technology.com wraps up key headlines from August 2017… Mon, 04 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Does mandatory slaughterhouse CCTV go far enough in protecting animals from abuse? http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featuredoes-mandatory-slaughterhouse-cctv-go-far-enough-in-protecting-animals-from-abuse-5913287/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featuredoes-mandatory-slaughterhouse-cctv-go-far-enough-in-protecting-animals-from-abuse-5913287/ The UK government has announced that CCTV will be mandatory in all English slaughterhouses. Elliot Gardner speaks to Animal Aid to find out more about their CCTV campaign. Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:39:00 GMT Fowl play: recall levels for poultry at highest level for 15 years http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurefowl-play-recall-levels-for-poultry-at-highest-level-for-15-years-5903007/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurefowl-play-recall-levels-for-poultry-at-highest-level-for-15-years-5903007/ Chicken and other poultry meats are being recalled in their highest numbers for more than a decade. Elliot Gardner speaks to expert recall management firm Stericycle to find out why. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:24:00 GMT Hydroponics: the future of farming http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurehydroponics-the-future-of-farming-5901289/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurehydroponics-the-future-of-farming-5901289/ As the world population continues to grow, the challenge is to produce more food whilst being more sustainable. To assist with this, more technologies are coming into play. Katie Woodward profiles hydroponic technology, which allows producers to grow… Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:39:00 GMT Carob comeback: the chocolate substitute is experiencing a spike in demand http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurecarob-comeback-the-chocolate-substitute-is-experiencing-a-spike-in-demand-5899672/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurecarob-comeback-the-chocolate-substitute-is-experiencing-a-spike-in-demand-5899672/ Carob rose to popularity in the 1980s as a chocolate substitute because of its natural sweetness and is now again experiencing a spike in demand due to its nutritional value. Katie Woodward takes a closer look at the chocolate substitute. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:03:00 GMT Real-world foods inspired by science fiction and pop culture http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurereal-world-foods-inspired-by-science-fiction-and-pop-culture-5896063/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurereal-world-foods-inspired-by-science-fiction-and-pop-culture-5896063/ Food technology has progressed substantially in recent years, and many products that were once considered science fiction have now become science fact. Elliot Gardner takes a look at the most prominent real-life foods that resemble or are inspired by… Wed, 09 Aug 2017 10:36:00 GMT Behind the brands: ethical supply chains http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurebehind-the-brands-ethical-supply-chains-5895739/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurebehind-the-brands-ethical-supply-chains-5895739/ An Oxfam campaign has uncovered unethical practices in some of the world’s biggest companies, but how can others avoid these pitfalls? Ceri Jones finds out more about ethical supply chains. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 08:28:00 GMT July's top stories: Vanilla project in Madagascar, Nestlé to further reduce cereal sugar levels http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurejuly-2017-top-news-stories-food-5891300/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurejuly-2017-top-news-stories-food-5891300/ Firmenich, Danone and Mars to invest in vanilla project in Madagascar, and Nestlé Breakfast Cereals is to further reduce sugar content by 10% by the end of next year. Foodprocessing-technology.com wraps up key headlines from July 2017. Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Increasing allergies: food reactions across Great Britain are growing at a concerning rate http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureincreasing-allergies-food-reactions-across-great-britain-are-growing-at-a-concerning-rate-5892655/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureincreasing-allergies-food-reactions-across-great-britain-are-growing-at-a-concerning-rate-5892655/ Free-from diets have now become commonplace and are no longer dismissed as a fad, but where has the increase in food allergies come from? Callum Tyndall finds out more. Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:10:00 GMT Snack attack: modular eating is on the rise http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featuresnack-attack-modular-eating-is-on-the-rise-5889072/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featuresnack-attack-modular-eating-is-on-the-rise-5889072/ Over a third of consumers globally say they snack regularly, with the figure rising to just over 40% for those aged 18-34, as the practice of modular eating becomes more popular. Katie Woodward finds out more about changing consumer habits. Wed, 02 Aug 2017 08:54:00 GMT Natural colours: food colouring moves forward http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurenatural-colours-food-colouring-moves-forward-5886068/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurenatural-colours-food-colouring-moves-forward-5886068/ The power of colour is irrefutable when it comes to making foods more appetising. Ceri Jones looks at the spectrum of today’s natural food colourings, as they shake off their former limitations. Mon, 31 Jul 2017 08:51:00 GMT Farmer or farmer’s wife? Tackling gender stereotypes in agriculture http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurefarmer-or-farmers-wife-tackling-gender-stereotypes-in-agriculture-5886019/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurefarmer-or-farmers-wife-tackling-gender-stereotypes-in-agriculture-5886019/ 31% of farmers in the US are female, and women own or co-own half of all farmland in the country, yet times are still tough for women in agriculture. Elliot Gardner speaks to Bridget Holcomb of the Women Food & Agriculture Network (WFAN) to learn mor… Mon, 31 Jul 2017 08:37:00 GMT