The next incarnation of powdered food replacement Soylent may come in the form of a single algae superorganism that provides all the nutrients a body needs, according to Soylent creator Rob Rhineha

New Delhi Bhim can't understand what he's done wrong. Before dawn every day he joins hundreds of wholesale traders at Delhi's Azadpur Mandi, a sprawling, chaotic market where trucks blare Bollywood music, porters haul huge brown sacks of fruit and vegetables and hawkers ply tea and cigarettes.

His own trade is in rosy red apples, laced with calcium carbide.

Ranchi, Dec. 14: Union minister for food processing Subodh Kant Sahay today said India should lay stress on food technology.

Sahay was speaking at the inaugural session of the 51st International Symposium on Advances in Cross-Disciplinary Microbiology: Avenues and Challenges, which kicked off at BIT, Mesra, today. Governor M.O.H.

Over 225 exhibitors, including 63 from nine other countries, will be participating in the Agro Tech 2010, which begins tomorrow.
Charu Mathur, regional director, CII northern region, said that nine concurrent shows would be on at Agro Tech 2010.

In a taste of things to come, food scientists say they have cooked up a way of using nanotechnology to make low-fat or fat-free foods just as appetizing and satisfying as their full-fat fellows.

The implications could be significant in combating the spread of health problems such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

However, experts say nanotechnology's future in food could be thwarted be

Despite being a major food producer India is lagging far behind in food processing with a global share of just 1.3 per cent, according to JP Maurya, industrial adviser to the union ministry of food processing.

Stating it is important to link technology and farmers in order to bring poverty under control, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) Chairman Dr R S Paroda said simple post-harvest technologies should be put to use in order to help farmers utilise the opportunities available in the market.

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