Ty Beal

The global impact of ultra-processed foods: health risks, dietary patterns, and research and policy implications Senior Technical Specialist Ty Beal1 1Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Washington DC, USA Food processing has many benefits, including removing phytotoxins and improving food safety, bioavailability, and shelf life. Excessive food processing introduces unhealthy characteristics. Ultra-processed foods are industrial formulations […]

Barbara Koroušić Seljak

Future Food Systems: The role of Computer Science Prof Barbara Korousic1 1Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia Aim: The future of food systems relies on interdisciplinary collaboration, with computer science and data science playing important roles. Future food systems must integrate several factors to support human health and promote environmentally friendly solutions, posing a complex multi-objective […]

Jochen Weiss

Tailoring Fats and Oils For Novel Food Applications Department of Food Material Science, Institute of Food Science and Biotechnology, Stuttgart, Germany The global fats and oils market size is currently seeing a large growth from an estimated $246 billion in 2022 to around $376 billion by 2032. Price increases in this commodity class have outpaced […]