• Eggs with a smaller environmental footprint

    New research findings show that poultry given vegan organic chicken feed can help reducing environmental impacts.
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    The whole food movement may be right; consumption of vegan and organic food can be the best choice for reducing environmental impacts, at least if you're a chicken. A study shows that poultry given vegan organic chicken feed can help to produce "greener" eggs.  more

  • Fruit Logistica 2018 to discuss key questions

    FRUIT LOGISTICA to discuss key questions
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    "What lies ahead for the fresh produce trade?" This is one of the key questions facing the industry today. In Berlin, the Fruit Logistica supporting programme from 7 to 9 February 2018 presents and discusses answers, innovative solutions and current trends.  more

  • Making vegetables more appealing

    Enticing food labeling makes vegetables more appealing, a study says.
    © Margot Kessler / pixelio.de

    Does labeling carrots as "twisted citrus-glazed carrots" or green beans as "sweet sizzilin' green beans and crispy shallots" make them more enticing and increase vegetable consumption? Healthy positive labeling increases consumption, a study says.  more

  • SIAL China: Cold Chain Logistics with growth potential

    In Shanghai, SIAL China 2018 will take place on 16-18 May, 2018.
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    Now in its nineteenth year, SIAL China 2018 will continue to connect the Asian and international food industry, promote innovation and collaboration to meet new and changing consumer demand. On 16-18 May, 2018, exhibitors from 21 food sectors, occupying 13 exhibition halls and 162,000 sqm will exhibit their products at SIAL China.  more

  • New date: yummex Middle East 2018 at the end of October

    In 2018, yummex Middle East will take place from 30 October to 1 November, once again parallel with the "Speciality Food Festival" and "SEAFEX" trade fairs.
    © Koelnmesse GmbH

    In 2018, yummex Middle East, the international trade fair for sweets and snacks in the MENA region, will take place from 30 October to 1 November, once again parallel with the "Speciality Food Festival" and "SEAFEX" trade fairs. The new date offers exhibitors and visitors numerous synergies, the organiser announced.  more

  • Fresh produce business: new opportunities in Asia

    Asia Fruit Logistica is the premier continental trade show for fresh fruit and vegetable marketing.
    © Richard TheemLing Photography

    As 2018 gets under way, so does the quest for growth in the global fresh produce business. Asia's diverse and rapidly developing markets present some of the most exciting opportunities. Asia Fruit Logistica is a place to access those opportunities and expand the business in 2018.  more

  • How do we taste the sugary richness of candy?

    Delicious taste: sweet and bitter flavors
    © Kora Polster / pixelio.de

    How do we taste the sugary richness of candy, or the bitter undertones of coffee? Until now, many scientists believed that a single protein - TRPM5 - acted as a gatekeeper for tasting these delectable foods. Remove TRPM5 from a person's taste cells, and they would no longer be able to identify sweet, bitter or savory (also called umami) foods. A new study challenges this thinking.  more

  • Anuga FoodTec 2018: Robots in the food industry

    Anuga FoodTec will inform the visitors about what opportunities interaction between humans and machines will bring the production and logistics.
    © Koelnmesse GmbH / Jürgen Dehniger

    A new generation of robots is on the verge of making the breakthrough in the food and beverage industry: the cobots. Equipped with collaborating arms, sensitive sensors and cutting-edge safety technology, the autonomous lightweight robots will work hand in hand with the employees in future.  more

  • ProWein 2018 with special show "same but different"

    In 2018, the special show "same but different" will move to Hall 7.0.
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    The up-and-coming "craft" theme which is in high demand among ProWein visitors is catered to by the re-designed special show "same but different". To the tune of 50 exhibitors will exhibit their products such as craft spirits, craft beers and cider.  more

  • FoodTech Barcelona with a wider offer

    In Barcelona, FoodTech will take place from 8-11 May 2018.
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    For yet another year, FoodTech Barcelona is set to showcase the latest food industry solutions and innovations, focusing on all aspects of food production from ingredients to the manufacturing process, including packaging and arrival at the point of sale. Fira de Barcelona is set to host this Spanish benchmark event from 8-11 May 2018.  more