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Scotland's sustainable circle: CuanTec trials seafood packaging made from seafood waste

CuanTec currently uses langoustine shells but chitin is also found in crabs, insects and even mushrooms.

Eco-friendly plastic for seafood made from...seafood. Scottish start-up CuanTec's chitosan-based plastic made from langoustine shells uses inedible seafood parts, replaces petro-chemical plastic and even cuts out the need for preservatives. 

Facial expressions show Mars the adverts that will drive sales

Facial expressions show Mars the adverts that will drive sales

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Finnish food tech firm bags first prize for innovative ingredient sensor

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Baobab could be the next big thing in gluten- and grain-free baking: Mintel

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Growth in deforestation commitments hides transparency issues

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Invented brand name Toscoro too similar to protected Toscano, EU rules

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CGF celebrates healthy reformulation of 180,000 products in 2016

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The tint, taste and texture of food: What matters to older consumers?

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Natural flavours and colours can reassure health-conscious parents

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Plant Meat Matters: Unilever, Givaudan and Ingredion invest in vegetarian steak

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