Tiger nuts, a superfood

Hi again, today I am writing about tiger nuts as I find it’s a very interesting food (or rather superfood) that remains quite unknown to the general population. Tiger nuts are not nuts, but actually tubers, small root vegetables which … Read More »

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Which subjects would you be more interested in?

Hi, today I just wanted to ask you about suggestions for subjects in the area of Food Science as I would prefer to write about something of interest to the majority, something useful to you. I’ll wait for your suggestions…. … Read More »

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Looking for a job?

Hi all, I know that many of you are looking for a new job in the upcoming new year. I would say that one of the most important factors when looking and succeeding in your job search is to know yourself … Read More »

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Smart devices that can tell you what’s in your food?

Hi again! I want to talk today about different  smart devices that are supposed to give you specific data from the foods you are eating, like, calories, fat, sugar, protein content…etc. Some of these devices were presented on Kickstarter and … Read More »

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Will 3D food printers be the next kitchen gadget?

Hi again! Below, you have a link to Gadget man (from Channel 4) where you can see how food is printed with Foodini (the first 3D food printer printing both sweet and savoury). You can also have a look at … Read More »

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3D printed meals served by robots

Two entirely 3D printed meals will be served by robots this december in New York and Barcelona. Food innovation firm Reimagine Food in collaboration with Natural Machines and GGlab is planning a 3D dinner event where diners will be served … Read More »

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Stress may affect flavor perception

Receptors for stress-activated hormones have been localized in oral taste cells responsible for detection of sweet, umami, and bitter in a new research from the Monell Center in the USA (the world’s only independent, non-profit scientific institute dedicated to basic … Read More »

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Electrolux Design Lab 2014

Hi, I just wanted to let you know about the Electrolux Design Lab 2014 competition. Every year Electrolux organises this competition where students come up with ideas for products, accessories, consumables and services for “Creating Healthy Homes” in three focus … Read More »

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PROteINSECT

Last year, the EU financed a research project with the purpose of facilitating the use of insects as an alternative source of protein for animal feed. The project is called PROteINSECT and is focusing on producing two species of fly … Read More »

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Retail sector strategies (2)

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about retail strategies used to sell more. Today I want to continue commenting on this matter so that you can shop smarter in case you don’t do it already. I’ll give you … Read More »

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