So far, the treatment has had negative effects on vegetable quality

Anuga FoodTec 2015

Fresh produce plasma bug blaster set for next step

By Rod Addy

A plasma project to kill germs on fresh vegetables is poised to start trials suitable for commercial applications later this month, according to a leading researcher on the programme.

The new lab will improve the quality of products such as Cadbury Dairy Milk Bubbly

New Mondelēz lab explores the science of bubbles

By Laurence Gibbons

A new £500,000 lab opened last week at Reading Science Centre will help Mondelēz improve food quality including the bubbles in its chocolate product — claims the food manufacturing giant.

Caroline Spelman condemned GM vandalism

DEFRA minister slams Rothamsted GM vandalism

By Rick Pendrous and Mike Stones

The government has condemned the vandalism of a genetically modified (GM) wheat trial yesterday morning (May 20) at Rothamsted Research centre, Herefordshire.

Mind the gap

Mind the gap

By Elaine Watson

The Food & Health Network can help bridge the gap between academia and industry. Elaine Watson finds out how manufacturers can get in on the action

Trial by ordeal

Trial by ordeal

Many processors are keen to get involved in R&D, but the reliability of commercially funded research is a subject of hot debate. Sarah Britton reports


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