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612, 2018

Protein crops tested in three European climatic areas

PROTEIN2FOOD has conducted field trials in three different climatic regions of Europe. The aim of the trials was to test how the climate affects the growth of various protein-rich crops. The three regions selected were [...]

3011, 2018

New online geographic information tool shows 32 years of crop cultivation data

Combining data from 42 studies, spanning over 32 years (1985-2017), the PROTEIN2FOOD partner Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) from Italy has developed an online geographic information tool for potential protein-rich crop production in Europe. The [...]

2311, 2018

Introducing foreign protein crops in Europe: challenges and opportunities

PROTEIN2FOOD partners continue to explore the potential for protein-rich crops in Europe. When adapting foreign crops under the European environment, it is crucial to consider the challenges and opportunities.  The crops being tested and developed [...]

1708, 2018

X-ray microtomography scanning protocols for protein-rich foods

The field of non-destructive imaging has been well-established in various biological and medical fields but is relatively new to the agri-food sector. Its role as a quality evaluation technique for seeds is becoming increasingly recognised [...]

2507, 2018

Renowned Peruvian chef Flavio Solórzano develops novel dishes for PROTEIN2FOOD

Nestled between the Andean mountains and Amazonian Rainforests, Peru’s geographical location allows several diverse ecosystems to co-exist. Because of its high biodiversity, the country enjoys a rich culinary heritage that has been receiving global recognition [...]

1804, 2018

Crop breeding for the future

Employing new crop breeding approaches and making use of current genomic knowledge is a way to achieve increased nutritional quality of plant product, according to a recent report published by the European Academies Science Advisory [...]