Case Study- Sue Gilmour Chocolates

If you are looking for flavoursome, artisan chocolate with delicate botanical notes then look no further than Sue Gilmour Chocolate. Based in Herefordshire, Sue has a passion for cooking and gardening, the result being beautifully crafted chocolates infused with the wonderful flavours of natural ingredients growing in her garden. Sue contacted the AGRI project (partContinue reading “Case Study- Sue Gilmour Chocolates”

Nutritional Analysis and Food Labelling

Did you decide to eat healthy for your 2023 New Years Resolution? Well, many consumers did! Over the last few years, consumers have become much more health conscious in their choice food and drink. A study conducted in 2021 by Public Health England, showed that 8 in 10 over 18’s wanted to modify their lifestyleContinue reading “Nutritional Analysis and Food Labelling”

Meet the Team: Raghavan Chinnambedu Murugesan- Research Associate

Hi, I am Raghavan Chinnambedu Murugesan, a Materials Scientist with over 15 years experience in the  field of chemistry, materials and photonics. I have substantial knowledge in the development of unique nano to bulk materials along with materials characterization, device fabrication and testing for range of electronic, optical and optoelectronic applications. I specialized in photonicContinue reading “Meet the Team: Raghavan Chinnambedu Murugesan- Research Associate”

Case study- Shrewsbury Cup

The AGRI Project, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and delivered by Aston and Harper Adams Universities supports companies from within specific sectors to develop in innovative and productive ways. Always on the look out for new and interesting opportunities to work with local businesses, the team were very excited when they metContinue reading “Case study- Shrewsbury Cup”

Meet the Team: Ian Rickuss- Innovation Specialist

Hi, I am Ian Rickuss a Mechanical Design Engineer with over 40 years extensive knowledge and experience in product design, specialising in plastics and advanced prototype manufacturing. I am practical and hands-on and have successfully developed many projects of high & low volume from initial concept to full scale production. Suppling technical moulding for clientsContinue reading “Meet the Team: Ian Rickuss- Innovation Specialist”

We exhibited at Shrewsbury Food Festival

It has been a few weeks since we attended the Shrewsbury Food Festival and I think my feet have just about recovered. We were asked to demonstrate the field to fork principle with regard to food production and had a prime spot right by the entrance. We designed a bale trail that illustrated the productionContinue reading “We exhibited at Shrewsbury Food Festival”

Meet the Team: Tanya Postles – Food Innovation Specialist

A little later than intended but here is our second ‘meet the team’ post with Tanya Postles our Food Innovation Specialist. What is your name? Tanya Postles What is your role on the project? Innovation Specialist Tell us something interesting about yourself? I have a Food Science Degree and worked for Dairy Crest in NewContinue reading “Meet the Team: Tanya Postles – Food Innovation Specialist”

Meet the Team: Dr Trisha Toop

Whilst we are not able to operate the way we would normally by getting out and about and meeting companies face to face, we thought we would do the next best thing… team introductions! Over the next month or two, we will post a series of short questionnaires that have been answered by the AGRIContinue reading “Meet the Team: Dr Trisha Toop”