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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Geest PLC

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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FT0534: Fogging as a means of disinfection in food processing and similar plant.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1998, Cost £161,011
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   ADVANCED AND HYGENIC FOOD MANUFACTURING
 
 
FT0541: Process equipment for localised food cooling.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1999, Cost £376,007
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   ADVANCED AND HYGENIC FOOD MANUFACTURING
 
 
FT0584: Pigging with Pumpable Ice (AFM 163)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £323,851
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   ADVANCED AND HYGENIC FOOD MANUFACTURING
Keywords:  
Cleaning Systems, Food and Drink, Food Hygiene, Food manufacturing industry, Process Technology
 
 
FT0598: Use of Acidified Nitrite in Fresh Produce Decontamination (AFM 162)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2004, Cost £220,000
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   ADVANCED AND HYGENIC FOOD MANUFACTURING
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food manufacturing industry, Food Safety, Fruit, Manufacturing Efficiency, Nitrate, Nitrates, Vegetables
 
 
FT1010: Internalisation of Human Pathogens into Growing Salad Vegetables and Leafy Herb Plants(FQS33)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2003, Cost £145,607
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Food Quality and Safety LINK Programme
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food manufacturing industry, Food Safety, Nutrition, Pathogens, Salads, Vegetables, Biotechnology
 
 
FT1517: Development of environmentally friendly, energy efficient, rapid heating and cooling systems for the food industry (AFM 224)
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £358,405
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Advanced Food Manufacturing Programme
Keywords:  
Energy Efficiency, Engineering, Environmental Protection, Food and Drink, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Food Safety, Manufacturing Efficiency, Process Technology, Refridgeration, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
HL0165LFV: Sustainable improvement of vegetable quality, water and nutrient use efficiency using dynamic fertigation
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2007, Cost £683,616
Field of Study:   Horticulture
Theme:   Sustainable Crop Nutrition
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Natural Resource Use, Natural Resources and Labour, Nutrition, Sustainable Farming and Food, Vegetables, Waste Management, Water
 
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