The BBC Good Food have published a blog to support remote-working habits and includes exercise tips, nutritious lunch ideas and advice for staying active and alert. To find out more head to the website: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/top-tips-working-home If you would like to search our
Paul Finglas, Head of Food Databanks, attended the IMEKO Foods Conference on 17th September 2020. He gave a plenary talk on “The Food Nutrition Security Cloud in Europe” and explained how it’s vision aims to help overcome fragmentation of food and nutrition data in Europe. IMEKO Foods is
A new, free, online course is being launched to help you discover more about the microbiome and its links to health throughout our lives. ‘The Human Microbiome’ course runs over three weeks, starting on 30th November 2020. It will introduce the human microbiome and explain how this
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