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How Kit Kat bars are made - Inside the confectionery industry

Getting hungry for a sweet treat? Most of you reading my blog probably get weekly supplies of this delicious treat to satisfy your most crunchy desires. But next time you have a Kit Kat bar on your hands, take a break and enjoy all the work that takes to produce one, from exotic cocoa from Ivor...

The rythm of taste

Taste is a trend – and robots are also a trend. But did you know Robots are able to distinguish between a sample of wine, - with a sensor developed at Aarhus University- better than a trained sensory panel? How is this possible? Taste is the answer. In this post you will discover what is t...

What's inside Molecular Gastronomy

Some weeks ago Insidethefood.com had the opportunity to be invited to a course in Molecular gastronomy in Aarhus Tekniske Skole. There I met Lasse, proffesional chef who started in molecular gastronomy just a few years ago. Lasse has been working in different restaurants and now he is profes...

Food safety and quality, What's in it for you?

Attention students (or former food scientists), this post will reveal you a new world of possibilities after graduation. I had the opportunity of talking with an expert in food quality and the chat could not have been more eye opening! In the past, when I thought about food quality, I could on...

Invitation to the Global Food Technology & Innovation Summit London UK #FoodInno15

Insidethefood -Javier Gines- was invited to the annual global food technology and innovation summit in London taking place the 2-3 of March 2015. This congress attracts once a year the leaders, managers and directors of food & beberage companies around the globe. Some of the attendants came a...

Got milk? The future of the white gold (PART 2)

China, leading the Dairy future On this article you will discover the role of milk on the future years and it's possibilities. Despite of the fact that Finland and Sweden lead the ranking of milk consumption, followed by Denmark in the 8th position (FAO, 2011), several reports have als...

Got milk? The facts of the white gold (PART 1)

Milk, all you need to be a champion Got milk? This is the slogan used for nearly 20 years that tried to bring back milk to the mainstream american population after years of consumption declining. American families consume nowadays 25% less milk than 40 years ago (dairy reporter, graphic 2013)...

Soy - The dilemma

"Will soy mess with your hormones? Science tries to reveal the answer and it might surprise you" What is soy? Soy is a leguminous vegetable of the pea family cultivated back from the 11th century BC, in East Asia. Its health properties were acclaimed from such a remote time and are a big part...

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