Skip main navigation

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section you will find an answer to frequently asked questions related to the topic of management perspectives for the adoption of new technologies in the food sector. 1. …

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section you will find an answer to frequently asked questions related to the topic of personalised nutrition and consumer engagement. 1. What is personalised nutrition? Personalised nutrition refers …

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section you will find an answer to frequently asked questions related to the topic of food sensing technologies. 1. What is food quality? Typically, the term food quality …

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section you will find an answer to frequently asked questions related to the topic of food manufacturing technologies. 1. What is food manufacturing? Food manufacturing involves a combination …

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section you will find an answer to frequently asked questions related to the topic of precision farming. 1. What is food security and food integrity? At the World …

Industry 4.0 – Risks and Opportunities

Industry 4.0 has the potential to increase the productivity and profitability of the food system. However, looking ahead there are a number of risks and opportunties. WRAP is an organisation …

Virtual Supermarket

Digital tools for engage the consumer’s: Virtual supermarket. A focus on health In this new era of digital-based competition and customer control, people are increasingly buying because of a brand’s …

Specific Uses of 3D Food Printing

There a number of specific situations or people in which 3D printing technology presents an exciting innovation for the food sector. These specific uses include: NASA NASA are interested in …

Food4Me European Randomized Controlled Trial

Celis-Morales et al. (2016) explored the effect of persoanlized nutrition on health-related behaviour change. This publication will form the basis of this article. Poor diet and lack of physical acttivity …

Automated Farming: Virtual Fencing

About one third of the habitable land are marginal pastures that are not suitable for crop production. They can only contribute to food production and significant carbon fixation if they …

Ingredients, Nutritional Value and Food Safety

3D printing in the food industry is a digitially controlled, robotic construction process which can build up complex 3D food products layer by layer. Ingredients for 3D Food printing A …

Site-Specific Fertilization

In this article, Anna Tsibart, Jérémie Haumont and Wouter Saeys from KU Leuven discuss site-specific fertilization. Soil is a source for nutrients (N, P, K and others) required by plants, …

Agricultural Robotics

In this step, Prof. Wouter Saeys, introduces you to the domain of Agricultural robotics. Throughout history, farmers have been inventive in developing tools to lighten their job. While early farmers …

End of Week Reflections

Thank you for joining us on the final week of our Revolutionizing the Food Chain with Technology course and for all your interesting discussions. Throughout the week we explored the …

Goodbye and See You Soon!

Congratulations! You are on the last step of the course “Revolutionising the Food Chain with Food Technology”. You have just completed five weeks of material. It is time to get …