Food manufacturers will face continued pressure to lower salt levels in their products in response to a growing ‘health crisis’, according to Andrew Ashby, managing director of ingredients supplier Brusco Food Group.
Specialist coating supplier Surface Finishing UK has developed a clear antimicrobial topcoat designed to reduce the load of harmful microbes on surfaces – including SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
University of Bradford reader in computer science Savas Konur talks about the unique challenges of installing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Industry 4.0 technologies into a production line more than a century old.
Widely recognised is the importance for health of plenty of plant-derived ingredients – vegetables, fruit, grains, oilseeds and pulses – combined with more moderate amounts of animal-derived foods for the wealth of essential nutrients these provide.
Recently there has been considerable interest in peas (Pisum sativum) as a plant source of protein. But new research indicates resistant starch – found in some peas – may help control blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, the incidence...