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!

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
Innovation

Interplay between different wheat cultivars and novel biostimulants

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

We aim to design innovation led packaging for red meat, fish & poultry made from material derived from agrifood waste. The issue of waste plastic in the food industry has...

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

Packaging needs to become more sustainable! China is restricting plastic waste imports. Some countries have raised taxes on plastic bags or a complete ban. Within the food and packaging industry,...

EIT Food Digital Marketplace for Side Streams
Innovation

EIT Food Digital Marketplace for Side Streams

A substantial part of the food industry's produce ends up as waste. The goal of this project is to enable companies worldwide to easily identify candidate side streams...

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

The aim of this project is to test the effects of innovative ingredients (insect larvae) in poultry feeding to allow sustainable production, to improve animal welfare and to potentially meet...

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...

Our Nutritious Protein
Innovation

Our Nutritious Protein

Consumer desire for protein-rich foods and beverages is driving growth and innovation in protein ingredients.The population growth together with the changes in the food consumption patterns away from animal...

MIDSA - MIcroencapsulated Diets for Sustainable Aquaculture
Innovation

MIDSA - MIcroencapsulated Diets for Sustainable Aquaculture

There is a global need to sustainably increase aquaculture production to meet the needs of a growing population. Bivalve shellfish aquaculture is highly attractive from a human nutrition, economic, environmental...