Unlocking the potential of protein crops
The success of the Irish dairy industry is largely due to its ability to take milk and produce a whole host of products that later form the building blocks of other food products, but are there opportunities for the tillage sector to achieve similar results?
10 February 2024
Teagasc Walsh Scholar wins prestigious prize from the Royal Irish Academy
Dr William McCarthy from Teagasc has been announced as the winner of the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2024. This prestigious prize is awarded for outstanding doctoral research in the chemical sciences carried out on the island of Ireland.
09 February 2024
BIA Innovator Campus opens in Athenry
BIA Innovator Campus, the first National Centre of Excellence for Irish start up, micro and small food businesses officially opens in Athenry following an €8m+ capital investment
26 January 2024
The National Centre for Brewing and Distilling
It’s been almost a year since work began getting the national centre for brewing and distilling set-up and running.
08 January 2024
Don’t ‘waste’ Christmas
As the song goes, Christmas is the ‘most wonderful time of the year’. Many of us will have the pleasure of feasting and sharing beautifully prepared meals with our friends and family.
19 December 2023
Signpost Series - Sustainable diets: Balancing personal and planetary health
On this episode of the Signpost Series, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc, was joined by Dr. Sinead McCarthy, Teagasc, to discuss sustainable diets: Balancing personal and planetary health.
17 December 2023
Teagasc hosts the 51st Annual Food Science and Technology Conference
Over 120 scientists gathered at the Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin, last week for the 51st Annual Food Science and Technology Conference.
15 December 2023
Grass half full
Grass and other plant biomass may represent an innovative new protein source for use in food and beverages.
04 December 2023
Research and Innovation Developments for Sustainable Food Systems
The 2023 Euragri Conference Research and Innovation Developments for Sustainable Food Systems opened yesterday, Thursday, November 23 in Dublin.
24 November 2023
Bridging gaps in the European plant-based protein value chain
Teagasc unveils an interactive story map to bridge gaps in the European plant-based protein value chain.
17 November 2023
Teagasc Food Innovation Gateways 2023: Building a Sustainable Food System - The Role of Bioprocessing and Fermentation Technology
The latest Food Innovation Gateways event recently took place at the Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork.
14 November 2023
'Where are the women?'
During the opening and closing of her address to the recent conference on Irish Agriculture and the EU 50 years on, a journey through 50 years of Ireland’s EU membership, EU Commissioner Mairead McGuinness posed the question 'where are the women?'
12 November 2023
Teagasc's ‘Plant-Based Protein: Yes, You Can!’ video series during Bioeconomy Ireland Week
As part of Bioeconomy Ireland Week, Teagasc has taken the lead in producing a series of enlightening videos aimed at dispelling myths surrounding the development of plant-based proteins.
21 October 2023
Event: Building a Sustainable Food System - The Role of Bioprocessing and Fermentation Technology
This event will take place on 8 November in Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, and will present the latest technologies and applications in the field of bioprocessing and fermentation.
05 October 2023
Teagasc and Bord Bia combine forces to look at drivers of change facing the food industry
Over 100 food companies, scientists, agencies and policy makers met for a half day conference in Dublin to discuss the role of science and technology and consumer and market insights as part of a sustainable food system.
04 October 2023
Healthy diet, healthy body, healthy planet
Research is ongoing to identify healthy eating guidelines for sustainable diets that are beneficial for both personal and planetary health.
29 September 2023
Food chemistry at the National Ploughing Championships
Irish dairy is famous worldwide for its grass-based production system which, as Teagasc research has recently shown is more nutritious, while also having environmental advantages over other milk production systems.
20 September 2023
Seeking training in new product development?
The development of new products is one of the many key elements for success of both established and fledgling food and beverage companies.
13 August 2023
Teagasc Walsh Scholar wins International Dairy Federation Award for Early Career Scientists
Davor Daniloski was announced as the winner of the International Dairy Federation (IDF) Professor Pavel Jelen Early Career Scientist Prize for 2023.
05 August 2023
IMPRESS: An EU Project building zero-waste, sustainable aquatic food value chains
IMPRESS is an industry driven project, based on sound science and centred around the EU Bioeconomy and Blue Growth strategies, striving to promote sustainable and zero-waste production and consumption.
26 July 2023
Leader of the pack(aging)
An innovative approach to sustainable food packaging saw Teagasc’s Shivani Pathania receive recognition at this year’s UCC SPRINT Awards, with commercialisation for her concept next on the agenda.
23 July 2023
One in two younger shoppers look to increase organic consumption
With over 4,000 Irish farmers now participating in the Organic Farm Scheme, and additional entries expected when the scheme reopens later this year, increased volumes of Irish organic food, drink and horticulture are expected to come on stream.
30 June 2023
Mastering food chain microbiomes key focus of upcoming webinar
The key outputs and innovations of direct relevance to food and agriculture from the H2020 funder MASTER project will be presented on a webinar later this week.
30 May 2023
Teagasc hosts symposium on Listeria monocytogenes in food
Over 100 scientists and food industry stakeholders gathered at Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown on the 24th and 25th May for the 2023 Symposium on Listeria monocytogenes in Foods: Recent Advances and Outstanding Questions.
25 May 2023
Short Food Supply Chains: EU project gathers consumer insights
A resurgence of interest in Short Food Supply Chains (SFSCs) comes at a time when Europe is seeking to provide more sustainable and healthier diets for its population.
14 May 2023
Using novel monitoring technologies to combat diet-related diseases
A new research project has launched to investigate the relationship between diet and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by trialling innovative monitoring technologies, such as wearable smart-cameras, and developing artificial intelligence tools to deliver personalised dietary advice.
04 May 2023
Peer-reviewed publication affirms scientific evidence of livestock and meat benefits
A peer-reviewed edition of the scientific journal Animal Frontiers published April 15th confirms meat’s critical role in society, building on scientific debate and evidence developed through the October 2022 International Summit on the Societal Role of Meat hosted by Teagasc in Dublin.
17 April 2023
Irish support for the distribution of seed potatoes to Ukraine
Ukraine is the among the top five potato producers in the world and the bulk of its production is small-holder farmer based.
11 April 2023
A winning formula
The infant formula market is of huge importance to the Irish dairy industry. Maintaining our excellent reputation is key to the economy, and this includes responding to increased chlorate residue levels in milk, which has health concerns for infants.
26 March 2023
Benefits of once-a-day milking
Work carried out at Teagasc Moorepark suggests that once-a-day milking does not impact Cheddar cheese composition and can improve cheese yield and some sensory and nutritional attributes.
10 March 2023