An Israeli start-up has developed an app which takes all the guess work out of deciding whether a piece of fruit is ripe or not. Created by Aclar Tech, the ‘AclaroMeter’ uses an app and sensor to analyse...

A ‘pharmacy’ specialising in fresh foods has officially opened in the United States. Located in the small town of Shamokin, Pennsylvania, the pharmacy has been opened by a local health care provider...

Ikea wants to help start-ups looking to innovate within the food industry. In announcing the first ‘Ikea Boot Camp’ to support start-up businesses, Ikea said it is looking for those start-ups focused...

Coca-Cola remains the world’s most chosen brand according to the 2016 Kantar Worldpanel Global Top 50 rankings. It is the fifth year in a row Coca-Cola has taken out the top spot. The Kantar Worldpanel...

Food technology is all about piling your plate with safer, cheaper, fresher, more nutritious and environmentally friendly edibles. Continuing in the tradition of older cousins such as decaffeination and...

Malaysian stevia sweetener producer, PureCircle, says its revenue for the 2017 financial year will be “materially below market expectations” after it was unable to ship its product into the US for...

Offering year-long weight loss classes could be the key to keeping thousands of people out of hospitals says a new study conducted in the United Kingdom. Published online last week in The Lancet Journal,...

McDonald’s US has attracted criticism for its new staff uniforms. Featuring different tones of grey, the uniforms were designed by two notable fashion designers, but have been compared to Star Wars and...

Unilever has announced plans to sell or demerge its spreads division which includes Flora, Bertolli, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and Stork. The decision comes after the company conducted a strategic...

Coeliac disease may be trigged by exposure to an otherwise harmless virus that causes no other symptoms says new research. Published in the 7 April 2017 edition of Science journal, researchers from the...