“Electronic nose” system to identify genuine – and fake – Italian olive

Electronic nose

Coop Italia has started using an anti-fraud electronic nose system to identify genuine – and fake – Italian olive oil through its aromatic digital print.

Since 2013, Coop Italia’s Laboratory in Casalecchio di Reno has been using techniques able to read the DNA of at-risk products (such as meat and fish) and then determining if ingredients correspond to those declared by the supplier.

The ‘Heracles’ system can best be described as an advanced gas chromatograph combined with a powerful statistical analysis software. Continue reading ““Electronic nose” system to identify genuine – and fake – Italian olive”

Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo is Content Partner for Healthy Nutrition Conference

Brightlands Campus Greenport

Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo is Content Partner for Healthy Nutrition Conference, which takes place on June 29, 2017, at Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

About Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo
There are only a few places in the world that truly focus on achieving big, radical change. And Brightlands is one of them. Brightlands is a place in the heart of Europe, in the top-tech triangle between Eindhoven, Leuven and Aachen.

It’s a place where researchers and entrepreneurs tackle global challenges in the fields of materials, health and nutrition.

At Brightlands, leading international companies and institutes work together on healthy, sustainable solutions that crosses scientific, geographical and organizational boundaries. Continue reading “Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo is Content Partner for Healthy Nutrition Conference”

HortiBiz is Media Partner of Healthy Nutrition Conference

HortiBiz

HortiBiz is Media Partner of Healthy Nutrition Conference which takes place on June 29, 2017, at Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

About HortiBiz
HortiBiz was introduced in 2012 and consists of the online news portal HortiBiz.com, a free daily digital newsletter and HortiBiz magazine. HortiBiz focuses on the international horticulture and reports mainly about greenhouse grown vegetables, strawberries, flowers and potted plants. Specific themes such as technique, innovation, cultivation, crop protection, etc. are regularly discussed. Stories and articles are written by Dutch editors and international based writers. HortiBiz magazine can be received in print by subscription, but can also be read for free on computers, tablets and smartphones. Continue reading “HortiBiz is Media Partner of Healthy Nutrition Conference”

EIT selects winning innovation partnership in Food

eit food

EIT Food will help the European Commission to attract the best entrepreneurs, students and researchers.

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) announced the winning team selected to set up EIT Food, a new pan-European partnership bringing together leading businesses, universities and research organisations.
Its mission: to boost innovation, growth and job creation and put Europe at the centre of a global revolution in food. Continue reading “EIT selects winning innovation partnership in Food”