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Food Studies archives

Global Food Winter School 2017

November 5, 2016

University and industry partners of the European Master in Food Studies collaboration have the pleasure of inviting you to the Global Food Winter School 2017. This Winter School is open to 40 Bachelor students from food science or related programmes worldwide. Application is open between 14 November and 12 December 2016. Check http://www.winterschool.in/globalfood/ for more […]

How Natural Food Science and Technology Processing Can Improve Taste and Nutrition

March 29, 2016

The challenge of preventing foods from spoiling isn’t a new one. In fact, some researchers say that food processing is as old as humanity itself. Whether the food makers of the past were cooking meat to halt bacterial growth, freezing meals to stall breakdown from enzymes, or fermenting products with the help of beneficial bacteria, […]

Enrolled in Food Production Studies? 3 Ways to Help Reduce Water Use in Our Food Supply

March 15, 2016

  It’s hard to overstate just how important water is to the food industry. Without water, even the most drought-resistant crops fail to grow, manufacturing plants fail to function, and the food industry as we know it grinds to a halt. To help keep up food production during periods of drought, farmers and other food […]

To be Gluten Free or Not? A Top Food Technology Studies Question

March 1, 2016

Few food trends have taken off as quickly in recent years as the push for gluten-free products. In fact, as many as one in 10 new food products launched in 2014 were gluten-free, nearly double the rate of two years before. In the United States, where the trend has truly taken off in full force, […]

Why Sustainability Should be Embedded in a Food Company’s Core Business

February 16, 2016

Effective teamwork is an important part of any food industry career, as collaborative approaches are often necessary for developing solutions to the complex challenges that food companies are increasingly facing. That’s why at top food technology Master’s programmes like EMFS, one of the most substantial assignments is the team project, developed from initiation to execution […]

Meeting Food Production Needs of the Future

February 2, 2016

According to the World Resources Institute, by the year 2050 our population will have swollen to 9 billion. And, to feed all those extra mouths, food production will need to increase 70% from today’s current levels. Upping production that quickly will be no small task. New initiatives won’t be able to add more greenhouse gasses […]

How Food Technology Training Promotes Industry Innovation

January 19, 2016

Innovation has long been an integral part of the food industry. From the discovery of pasteurization to the use of refrigeration, each new breakthrough has helped food industry professionals make our food supplies safer, more efficient, and more productive. Of course, breakthroughs take time, careful research, and plenty of creativity. It’s hard to predict when […]

The Role of Food Technology in Improving Flavour

January 5, 2016

From green tea flavoured chocolate bars to chicken and waffles chips, innovative new flavours have been springing up on grocery store shelves at a faster and faster rate. But just because tantalizing variations and improvements to food favourites are being introduced more frequently doesn’t mean that it’s easy to develop a new flavour or enhance […]

Increasing Globalization of the European Food Industry

December 22, 2015

Today’s top food industry programs foster an international environment. They bring together students from across the globe and encourage them to work together, learn from each other, and develop personal and professional relationships that often last a lifetime. Why is international experience so important for food studies students? Food industry professionals work in an increasingly […]

Understanding the Food Technology of Bioprocess Control

December 8, 2015

With a masters in food science students research new ways to process foods As you delve into the science behind the foods we enjoy, you’ll discover just how complex food processing can be. Each step needs to be carefully monitored to ensure quality and safety. But, even more than that, research into food production teaches […]