Sustainability

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Natural, Healthy & Sustainable High-Tech Food

Dutch food designer Chloé Rutzerveld has developed a future food concept that utilizes 3D printers to produce a nutritionally balanced snack. According to TakePart, Edible Growth starts with a dough-based ball extruded from a 3D printer and laced with seeds, spores, yeast, and an edible growing medium. After three to five days, the printed form

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U.S. cricket farming scales up

Tiny Farms co-founder Daniel Imrie-Situnayake is helping to lay the technology groundwork for industrial-scale insect production in the United States. Daniel Imrie-Situnayake Two billion people worldwide think nothing of munching on a tasty insect snack or entree, but until recently very few of them were Americans. That’s all changing, though, as edible insects inch their

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Natural, Healthy & Sustainable High-Tech Food

Dutch food designer Chloé Rutzerveld has developed a future food concept that utilizes 3D printers to produce a nutritionally balanced snack. According to TakePart, Edible Growth starts with a dough-based ball extruded from a 3D printer and laced with seeds, spores, yeast, and an edible growing medium. After three to five days, the printed form

Health

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Student Lunches Around the World Greener, Fresher

Parents and schools can help combat childhood obesity one lunch at a time, according to a story on The Huffington Post. Quick-service restaurant Sweetgreen created mock meals representing school lunches around the globe based on individual countries’ requirements. Compared with U.S. lunches, midday meals in other countries feature more fresh, green, and nutrient-rich foods. Italy’s

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The expanding obesity crisis in emerging nations

World Obesity Federation president Dr. Walmir Coutinho sees his native Brazil as an example of the dietary challenges that come with increasing prosperity. Endocrinologist Walmir Coutinho is a lifelong champion in the fight against obesity. The 55-year-old Brazilian physician and current president of the World Obesity Federation has dedicated his entire career to educating people

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Student Lunches Around the World Greener, Fresher

Parents and schools can help combat childhood obesity one lunch at a time, according to a story on The Huffington Post. Quick-service restaurant Sweetgreen created mock meals representing school lunches around the globe based on individual countries’ requirements. Compared with U.S. lunches, midday meals in other countries feature more fresh, green, and nutrient-rich foods. Italy’s

Innovation

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Growing Aeroponics by Going Smaller

Aeroponics—the practice of growing plants without soil and with minimal water—is already in play in concepts such as MIT’s CityFARM. But in terms of scaling the practice up to feed more people, CityFARM founder Caleb Harper suggests going smaller. According to a story on Gizmodo, Harper’s latest project involves individual grow boxes people can use

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Growing Aeroponics by Going Smaller

Aeroponics—the practice of growing plants without soil and with minimal water—is already in play in concepts such as MIT’s CityFARM. But in terms of scaling the practice up to feed more people, CityFARM founder Caleb Harper suggests going smaller. According to a story on Gizmodo, Harper’s latest project involves individual grow boxes people can use

Food Safety

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Arresting food fraud

UK food security researcher Chris Elliott is fighting back against criminal threats to the safety of the world’s food supply. Chris Elliott Sitting in the chilled counter at a supermarket, one beef burger looks pretty much like any other. The label may boast that it came from a happy free-range cow raised on organic pasture,

Food Culture

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Technologies Help Food Processors Meet New Consumer Demands

Food processors are operating in a challenging environment and new technologies and innovations are adding even more complexity. A new Rabobank report explains that food processors can view new technologies as opportunities to address what consumers want from the food industry. For example, consumers are increasingly interested in sustainability, so perhaps food processors need to

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