The Smarter Food Company, a spin out company from the Quadram Institute has raised £1m to develop foods with health benefits. Its first product will be a soup containing glucoraphanin, a naturally occurring compound found in broccoli. Check out the full article here:
Paul Finglas, Head of Food Databanks is also Editor in Chief of Food Chemistry and Executive Editor of TIFS. We celebrate with him the news that both journals have had an increase in their impact factors for 2020, and TIFS moves to No1 in food science.
We are looking for a postdoctoral (or masters with appropriate experience) scientist to undertake all aspects relating to the generation of new food composition data for key foods and the publication of data in a variety of formats. The post-holder will be responsible for activities
Vitamin C content of watercress to change to 62mg/100g Recently, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and watercress growers contacted Food Databanks National Capability (FDNC) with concerns about the reported level of vitamin C in this aquatic plant. The Composition
FDNC joined members of FNS-Cloud consortium of researchers and ICT experts at the online month 9 consortium meeting on 3rd and 4th June. FDNC is leading the combination of ICT and research efforts to establish and deploy three FNS-Cloud Demonstrators covering Agri-Food (food traceability, food
An article in the Sunday times discussed some results from Food Databanks recent analytical survey on the nutrient content of key cuts of pork. The research showed that fat levels in UK pork have dropped, showing positive changes in pig production in the last 30 years and this reinforces the
We are pleased to introduce Maja our newest data scientist. Maja has a background in Food Engineering and Data Science and Analytics and this role fulfils her dream to combine the two. She has experience in food product development, research and consulting. Maja joins Food Databanks at QIB to work
Since it’s now time to plant your parsnip seeds in readiness for harvest after the first frost of next winter(!), it seems like a good opportunity to share with you a monstrous one previously grown by one of the Food Databanks team. Which got us thinking. if we were stuck on an allotment with