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Towards carbon neutrality: The top 10 global carbon capture projects of 2023

Access our detailed report that profiles each of the projects listed here in terms of size, partners, efficiency, types of technology and its suppliers, the...
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Micro/nanoplastics and the quest for sustainable practices in plastic-intensive industries

– Despite the current lack of regulatory oversight, companies have compelling reasons to proactively confront the...
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Decoding what consumers really want: How to accelerate innovation with AI-enabled consumer insights

– Providing market feedback to technical innovation teams via a market research team can be cumbersome,...
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Will AI revolutionize the F&B supply chain by 2028?

– F&B companies are facing a number of challenges today from managing complex supply chains, juggling...
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Navigating the Plant-Based Seafood Frontier: Insights from Maarten Geraets

– The plant-based seafood industry, initially trailing behind other plant-based foods in terms of research and...

EXAMPLES OF OUR WORK

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Innovation by analogy: Why thinking outside your industry is key

– Innovation by analogy involves creatively applying ideas from one field to another, leading to unexpected...
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The rise of algae: The future of plant-based seafood

– With the plant-based food market projected to reach nearly US $100 billion by 2032, this...
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Advances in sustainable agriculture: Trends, strategies, & technologies

– With the world’s population growing rapidly and the impacts of climate change becoming increasingly apparent,...
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The future of consumer goods: Harnessing hyper-personalization and mass-customization

– Personalization is shaping the future of consumer goods. Manufacturers are increasingly turning to direct-to-consumer channels...
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Early warning systems: Cellular agriculture as a case study

– An early warning system is an integrated system of monitoring and awareness that enables businesses...
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Plant-Based Proteins: Market Analysis & IP Landscaping of Meat, Dairy and Egg Alternatives

– Plant-based proteins must resemble animal-based proteins in appearance, smell, and flavor. Additionally, they must have...
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Clean Label Flavors: Expert insights into clean labeling trends and examples of clean label flavor solutions

– Flavor is a key driver for consumer preference and purchase intent. Clean label flavors are...
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Natural Alternatives to Common Food Colors

– Recent bans on colored food additives that are deemed “unsafe” are accelerating the development of...
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Food and Beverage Waste Upcycling: Turning Waste Into Profits

– This Intelligence Brief profiles innovative food waste upcycling technologies along with applications for the upcycled...
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Supply chain resilience: What does the future of supply chains look like?

– The supply chain plays a significant role in the strategic business strategies of original equipment...
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Green Chemistry Alternatives For Common Chemicals

– Going from a fossil- to renewable-based world requires a major shift in the way we...
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Toxic Metals in Baby Food: The Congressional Findings and What They Mean for Food Companies

– Included in this Intelligence Brief: A summary of the subcommittee’s findings Recommendations for food companies...
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Metal Contamination in Food & Beverages: Strategies for Managing Metal Contaminants in Food Production

– Food companies are coming under increasing scrutiny for the levels of toxic and other harmful...
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Extending The Shelf Life Of Food & Beverages

– In the past few years, we’ve noted a number of approaches aimed at shelf-life extension,...
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Reusable Packaging Solutions: Time To Make The Switch!

– As opposed to conventional or expendable packaging that is usually wasted after their intended single...
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Preventing Workplace Closures: How To Implement A Simple COVID-19 Workplace Testing Strategy Today

– Companies can ensure business continuity by keeping easy-to-use COVID-19 test kits on-site. For less than...
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Startups Developing Nanocellulose Products in 2020

– The global nanocellulose market is valued at USD 297 million and expected to grow to...
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How COVID-19 Is Driving Innovation In The Food & Beverage Industry

– To date, there have been over 10 million confirmed cases and over 500,000 deaths due...
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How Can Workplaces Offer COVID-19 Testing?

– In this report, we detail all of the currently available COVID-19 workplace testing options, detailing...
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When will the COVID-19 pandemic end?

– In this report, we’ll cover what companies can do sustain, and even grow, in this...
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Operating Workplaces: How to keep manufacturing during the COVID-19 pandemic

– Following best practices for social distancing, hygiene and disinfection is crucial for manufacturing-centric workplaces. By...
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Emerging disinfection technologies for manufacturers and consumers

– In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing an upsurge in novel technologies...
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Additive Manufacturing in Consumer Packaged Goods

– Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) is one of many major industries on which 3D-printing technologies will...
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Meat Alternatives – 2019

– PreScouter investigated the current state of meat alternative space by identifying key drivers and technologies...
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Personalized Packaging Technologies

– Report Highlights: For the modern consumer, the shopping experience is becoming much more than simply...
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Extending Shelf Life: Food Treatment Methods

– Report Highlights: In previous reports, the PreScouter team focused on extending food and beverage shelf...
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Extending Shelf Life: Next Generation Additives

– Report Highlights: An interesting push in this area is not only the use of plant-...
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Extending Shelf Life: Novel Packaging

– What are some novel packaging technologies currently in development for extending the shelf life of...
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What companies are offering commercially available solutions in the smart packaging domain?

– Report Highlights: PreScouter identified 11 companies that are already offering commercially available solutions for smart...
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Natural Replacements for Sugar in Beverages

– Sugar plays an important role in the food and beverages industry due to its sweetness...
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Synthetic biology: The future of food, pharmaceuticals, fuel and chemicals

– The field of synthetic biology is rapidly developing. Its aims are no less than engineering...

Case Studies

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Market analysis of molded fiber food packaging

– About the client The Client was a provider of fresh food packaging to customers in...
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Landscape of products leveraging plant-based protein blends for waste stream upcycling

– About the Client: The Client was a Fortune 500 Food Company that came to PreScouter...
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Landscaping co-manufacturers to quickly launch a new keto-friendly product

– About the Client: The Client was a multinational food & beverage company that wanted to...
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Landscape of biofilm prevention surface modifications for milking machines

– About the Client: The Client was a leading producer of dairy farming machinery. Modification of...
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Identifying contract manufacturers to produce a novel probiotic fruit snack

– About the Client: In order to remain competitive in the F&B industry, companies need to...
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“Clean Label” Ingredients for Flavor Enhancement

– The following is a case study of the work that was carried out by PreScouter...

More Insights

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Deep dive with an expert: Algae’s role in the seafood saga

– Ida Speyer is the CEO and co-founder of Mimic Seafood, a plant-based seafood company based...
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Privacy-enhancing technologies: A solution to data sharing hurdles in healthcare and life sciences

– People tend to say that data is ‘the new oil’ and yet, due to privacy...
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How is gut microbiome analysis driving personalized nutrition?

– Gut microbiome analysis is revolutionizing the field of personalized nutrition, offering tailored dietary approaches based...
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Innovative applications of AI/ML in food safety & manufacturing

– As the food and beverage (F&B) industry faces new challenges related to food safety and...
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Clean label flavors: Interview with an expert in flavor technologies

– Laura is a food and chemical engineer focusing on flavor creation, product development, and flavor...
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The clean label market: An expert take on misconceptions, challenges and trends

– Stefan has been a food science researcher and product developer for over 20 years. He...

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