Lack of growth, price pressure from food retailers and changing consumer behaviour are all creating a challenging environment for the food sector; however, new technologies and innovations – such as 3D printed food, algae and insects as a form of protein, wearable technology and smart shopping tools – are predicted to have the potential to structurally change the food supply chain in the very near future.
Here is your weekly round-up of processing news.
A long-term economic plan for UK food and farming has been announced to ensure the continued growth and creation of jobs in the industry.
FOODesign, a tna company, has launched the cryo-jet 5 ambient and chilled air cooling system.
A new department at Campden BRI is benefitting members and clients by bringing together expertise in the areas of primary production, raw materials and ingredients, and primary processing operations.
The February 2015 issue of Food and Drink Technology is available to read online for logged-in subscribers.
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