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Developments in the Field of Food Technology
That have taken place in recent years
Plant-based meat alternatives: There has been a rise in the development and popularity of plant-based meat alternatives, such as Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat, which are made from plant-based ingredients and are designed to have a similar taste and texture to traditional meat products.
Food packaging innovations: There have been several developments in food packaging technology, including the use of biodegradable and compostable materials, as well as packaging that is designed to extend the shelf life of products.
Precision agriculture: The use of technology, such as drones and sensors, in agriculture has enabled farmers to more precisely monitor and control various factors, such as irrigation and fertilization, leading to more efficient and sustainable food production.
Food traceability: The use of technology, such as blockchain, has made it possible to track the journey of food from farm to table, enabling greater transparency and food safety.
Food delivery: The rise of food delivery apps, such as Grubhub and DoorDash, has made it easier for people to order and receive food from restaurants and other food establishments, often with the option of contactless delivery.