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NITI Aayog partners with GNFC for the use of Blockchain Technology

NITI Aayog partners with GNFC for the use of Blockchain Technology

NITI Aayog and Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) have signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) to work together towards implementing a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) application using Blockchain Technology for fertiliser subsidy management. They will jointly develop the use case,

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BARC team designs novel food packaging material

BARC team designs novel food packaging material

A group of researchers from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai has developed a new eco-friendly food-packaging material using mango peel extracts and three other biodegradable polymers to extend the shelf-life of chicken. The packaging

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AI-powered culinary coach wins Ascensia Diabetes Challenge

AI-powered culinary coach wins Ascensia Diabetes Challenge

Ascensia Diabetes Care has revealed that UK-based Whisk have been selected as the winner of the Ascensia Diabetes Challenge, a global innovation competition that set out to find digital solutions to support type 2 diabetes

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Gujarat scientists develop wonder water for fresh veggies

Gujarat scientists develop wonder water for fresh veggies

Ahmedabad based Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) has developed wonder water that can kill E. coli, fungus and other microbes. Once dipped in this water, fruits and veggies like tomatoes and potatoes remain bright and

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PepsiCo to launch plant-based packaging

PepsiCo to launch plant-based packaging

Rising concerns around plastic pollution have compelled FMCG companies to rethink their packaging solutions. Food and beverage major PepsiCo, for instance, announced it will launch the first-ever 100 per cent compostable, plant-based packaging for Lay’s

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Dairy Tech startup Stellapps raises $14M

Dairy Tech startup Stellapps raises $14M

Bengaluru based dairy technology startup Stellapps Technologies has raised $14 million in one of the largest equity funding rounds led by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and IndusAge Partners, among others.   IIT-Madras incubated Stellapps

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High carbs, sugar diet to affect head, neck cancer patients

High carbs, sugar diet to affect head, neck cancer patients

According to a new recent report by the University of Illinois, consuming high amounts of carbohydrates and various forms of sugar during the year prior to treatment for head and neck cancer may increase patients’

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New seal seam inspection technology for food packaging industry

New seal seam inspection technology for food packaging industry

In the case of packaging, there is always the question of sealing seam quality. Flo-ir GmbH has developed sealed seam with a robust measuring technique for industrial use. The system allows checking the seal seam

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Scientists in US develop tool to detect food contamination

Scientists in US develop tool to detect food contamination

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a new, rapid and low-cost method for detecting bacteria in water or a food sample. Once commercially available, it should be useful to cooks using fresh fruits

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IIHR licenses out dehydration technology to Orbela Foods

IIHR licenses out dehydration technology to Orbela Foods

Sangli-based Orbela Agro Foods Pvt Ltd will be using the osmotic dehydration technology from the Indian council of agricultural research (ICAR)- Indian Institute of Horticulture Research (IIHR), Bengaluru, for production of dehydrated guava, kokum, amla