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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. 

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

Smartphone app FoodSwitch shows UK industry is lagging on salt targets

Smartphone app FoodSwitch shows UK industry is lagging on salt targets

A great deal of effort is necessary to modify the texture of food for the elderly diet since dysphagia is common in older people. ©iStock

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

Ingestion of titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles from products such as agricultural chemicals, processed food, and nutritional supplements is for the most part unavoidable.©iStock/ClaudioVentrella

Titanium dioxide may interfere in digestive processes: Study

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Clean label cull: French supermarket cuts 90 'controversial' substances from private label products

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends that adults consume less than 5 g (just under a teaspoon) of salt per day. ©iStock

Salt reduction strategies are failing to reduce UK health inequalities: BMJ study

The company's new R&D lab in Barcelona. © Indukern

Spanish supplier Indukern talks growth strategy for 2017

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Azelis eyes African middle class with Ivory Coast investment

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Processed & cured meat worsens asthma: Study

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