A lot of innovation is going on in food tech, making food cheaper, more nutritious, better tasting and with less emissions during production. Here you'll find articles about AI, sensors and IoT, big data, digital biology, precision farming, cell-grown meat, GMO and automation.
The HYDROCOW project targets producing sustainable milk protein using CO2 and electricity and no cows are required.
CRISPR foods could be part of the solution for world hunger. Through genetic editing, crops and animals can be made hardier, need fewer resources, last longer, and offer better nutrition.
The ice cream is made from ingredients conjured out of thin air. A feat made possible by Finnish food tech company Solar Foods.
A new study from the University of California suggests that using the full light spectrum can benefit both solar energy production and crop yield.
An AI algorithm can keep track of when the price of items that are about to expire should be reduced, and by how much. This reducing wastage and increasing profits for stores.
A resistant grass variety showed researchers how corn can be made more resistant to nutrient deficiencies, reduce the need for fertilizer, and increase yields.
A cross between common durum wheat and a relative of the plant has produced a new variety that can withstand conditions that outlast today's variety of durum wheat.
When it comes to the handling of fruit and vegetables, the food industry has long had to choose between plastic packaging and food waste - two of the major climate culprits of our time. Now the food tech companies are working hard to find better solutions.
Rewilding of natural areas in combination with agriculture creates a "win-win situation" by improving ecological diversity while providing higher quality meat.