All EIT Food projects

There are many different EIT Food activities helping us build a better food system for Europe. Browse our projects to find out more!

SEE & EAT: Communicating the benefits of visual familiarity as a strategy for introducing healthy foods into children’s diets
Public Engagement

SEE & EAT: Communicating the benefits of visual familiarity as a strategy for introducing healthy foods into children’s diets

Children’s food preferences depend on food familiarity and liking, which research shows can be increased by boosting foods’ visual familiarity before children taste them (for instance by...

The FutureKitchen Virtual Reality and EatingHealthy Video Infotainment Series
Public Engagement

The FutureKitchen Virtual Reality and EatingHealthy Video Infotainment Series

Incorporating smart kitchen devices developed by our very own RisingFoodStars, the Future Kitchen series provides an immersive experience keeping you up-to-date on everything you need to know about food,...

SureChoc: Sugar reduced chocolate and chocolate chip cookies to meet consumer sensory, naturalness and cost expectation
Innovation

SureChoc: Sugar reduced chocolate and chocolate chip cookies to meet consumer sensory, naturalness and cost expectation

Sugar reduction in foods remains challenging; it is not only the sweetness of sugar but also physiochemical properties and cost that have to be matched. A substantial portion of sweet...

Interplay between different wheat cultivars and novel biostimulants to increase quality and yield in different agroclimatic conditions
Innovation

Interplay between different wheat cultivars and novel biostimulants to increase quality and yield in different agroclimatic conditions

Improving European farmers' competitiveness through technology transfer and innovation integration is essential to address future challenges in the sector. Increasing wheat grain quality and yield and enabling sustainable intensification...

Consumer and Manufacturing Driven Alternative Packaging Solutions from Agrifood Waste Streams
Innovation

Consumer and Manufacturing Driven Alternative Packaging Solutions from Agrifood Waste Streams

Suitable materials for meat, fish & poultry have constraints such as the need for an oxygen barrier & stability at higher temperatures, so wide-scale use of alternatives has so far...

inPaper: Innovative paper-based packaging technology and pack styles for food products
Innovation

inPaper: Innovative paper-based packaging technology and pack styles for food products

China is restricting plastic waste imports. Some countries have raised taxes on plastic bags or a complete ban. Within the food and packaging industry, there is an uncertainty about sustainable...

EIT Food Digital Marketplace for Side Streams
Innovation

EIT Food Digital Marketplace for Side Streams

The following intermediate steps are required. Mapping of sourcing criteria for side streams; Comprehensive capturing of the ingredient composition of each side stream by using cutting-edge analytical technologies (LC-SWATH-MS) enabling...

FROM WASTE TO FARM: insect larvae as tool for welfare improvement in poultry
Innovation

FROM WASTE TO FARM: insect larvae as tool for welfare improvement in poultry

Insect larvae will be reared on food side streams, allowing the valorization of secondary raw materials produced in excess from food industries, and then used as environmental enrichments in...

Metamorphosis – enhanced insect protein for aquaculture
Innovation

Metamorphosis – enhanced insect protein for aquaculture

Metamorphosis will build on foundational work performed in year 1 in regards to conversion of organic waste streams into valuable, next generation functional aquaculture feeds, utilising insect biomass conversion and...