Food Processing

Food quality is of fundamental interest to us all, providing a healthy diet, that is safe, nutritious and delivered with great taste, texture and appearance. In order to achieve this food processing must be optimised for quality, yield, health and sustainability of both products and processes. We achieve this through the application of laboratory scale science and engineering to pilot plant manufacturing and downstream processing.

Health SnaP

The purpose of this activity is to support healthy eating by developing a new food manufacturing technology and B2C business concept for at-site customised production of healthy snacks. The idea…Read More >

SuReBar: Integrating innovative sugar and fibre technologies to produce clean label sugar reduced products, demonstrated through cereal bars

Cereal bars are considered by many consumers to be a healthy snacking alternative, but in reality they often contain between 13% and 40 % sugar. In this project a new…Read More >

ONCOFOOD: New food solutions for cancer patients

According to the World Health Organization, in 2016 there were around 7.1 million patients who were diagnosed with cancer or were undergoing treatment for cancer in Europe. Close to 70%…Read More >

Our Nutritious Protein

Consumer desire for protein-rich foods and beverages is driving growth and innovation in protein ingredients. The population growth together with the changes in the food consumption patterns away from animal…Read More >

EIT Food Digital Marketplace for Side Streams

The goal of this project is to enable companies worldwide to easily identify candidate side streams for valorisation to catalyse match-making between suppliers and buyers and to build a knowledge…Read More >

Food System Master of Science Programme

Develop in-depth knowledge about food systems through studying consecutively at three distinct European academic institutions and use your knowledge to drive the future transformation of the food system. Aim of the course The programme…Read More >

inPaper: Innovative paper-based packaging technology and pack styles for food products

Packaging needs to become more sustainable! China is restricting plastic waste imports. Some countries have raised taxes on plastic bags or a complete ban. Within the food and packaging industry,…Read More >

Circular Food Generator Track

Food Generator Track is a competition which challenges Master or PhD students of 3 Universities  to develop new, innovative solutions for and from food losses of production facilities and retail…Read More >

SureChoc: Sugar reduced chocolate

Sugar reduction in foods remains challenging; it is not only the sweetness of sugar but also physiochemical properties and cost that have to be matched. A substantial portion of sweet…Read More >

How is Food Made? Understanding Processed Food

Building on the ideas explored in the current EIT MOOC, “Trust in the Food we Eat” the aim of this course is to continue to empower and engage citizens, by…Read More >