SHIFT20 Expo Professor Louise Bennett presented at the SHIFT20 Virtual Event & Food Expo. In her talk she spoke about a novel workflow that will change our understanding of how food ingredients impact our health. The workflow tool helps to identify
Packaging is changing rapidly for both B2B and retail. MFI has a significant interest in assisting the food industry with tackling looming challenges in packaging, with one example being legislative targets such as the Australian Packaging Covenant target of 100%
Educating industry and Monash students on innovation techniques and methodologies has never been more important and more accessible at Monash. The MFI team prides itself on sharing the skills necessary for innovation, creative problem solving, entrepreneurship, design thinking and bringing
February included the MFI team exhibiting at EvokeAG 2020. EvokeAG is the largest event for Agrifood in the southern hemisphere. The event attracted thousands of participants over two days with speaking events on prevalent topics from waste utilisation to energy
A study has found that six people in 10 are feeling the pressure to impress with their food offerings. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7993461/dinner-party-food-drink-study-bored/
The report, which asks if we will ever see a plastic-free world, also recommends firms should make plastic reduction a long-term goal, delivered through a series of smaller steps rather than risk operational paralysis by setting one huge, unrealistic objective.
In a recent walk around the supermarket, I started making a mental list of all of the food products that specified recommended age groups. There were more than I expected, and I am sure that my list is not exhaustive. In
Food innovation can occur in all parts of the cycle from farm or sea through to food waste disposal. Let me know if the Monash Food Innovation Centre can help.
Household food scraps could be transformed into environmentally-friendly plastic bags and cups, thanks to up to £60 million of new government funding. Innovators are being challenged to make the UK a world-leader in creating sustainable packaging and reduce the impact of
Abandoned coal mines across the UK could be brought back to life as huge underground farms, according to academics. Mine shafts and tunnels are seen as "the perfect environment" for growing food such as vegetables and herbs. The initiative is seen as
Knowing which lever to pull to attract, engage and maintain customers has never been more challenging—and that’s likely not going to change. With product variety, access to technology and instant gratification becoming ubiquitous, the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market is