07-Mar-2014 - How does Nestlé get the bubbles into an Aero chocolate bar, why is food engineering dominated by men and what high tech kit produces instant coffee?
07-Mar-2014 - Global per capita food supply has increased over the past 50 years – but it has become more similar among countries, increasing reliance worldwide on a narrow range of commodities.
07-Mar-2014 - Naturally occurring flavour compounds in strawberries could be used to improve the flavour and sweetness of processed foods without using sweeteners, according to a study published in PLOS ONE.
07-Mar-2014 - World Health Organisation’s director of the department of Food Safety and Zoonoses, Dr Kazuaki Miyagishima, is helping to put food safety on the G8 agenda with a rapid alert system topping the list.
06-Mar-2014 - The word ‘game-changer’ is used so liberally these days that Cargill has not given in to the temptation to employ it here. But ViaTech - its new range of stevia-based sweeteners - opens up completely new territory for food and beverage formulators, enabling them to slash sugar by 75% - and in some cases 100% - without compromising taste, claims the sweeteners giant, which is launching ViaTech at Expo West today.
06-Mar-2014 - The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has dismissed a complaint that challenged claims that Yoplait's strained Greek-style Liberté yogurt is ‘naturally thick’.
06-Mar-2014 - The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised halving sugar intake advice from 10% of total calories to 5% of total calories in a new dietary guideline proposal.
06-Mar-2014 - Cert ID Europe has developed a new non-GM verification scheme for food and ingredient companies wishing to avoid genetically modified ingredients – without the need for full non-GM certification.
06-Mar-2014 - A ‘novel method’ for measuring salt content in food is said to be more robust and easy to use than current techniques, according to a new study.
06-Mar-2014 - NiceLabel has launched a labeling system for manufacturers to meet EU regulation changes.
06-Mar-2014 - Most of the world’s palm oil is set to be sustainably sourced, after Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) became the latest major supplier to commit to forest conservation last week, says Catapult, an organisation working to end deforestation-linked commodities trade.
05-Mar-2014 - While manufacturers faced renewed pressure to clean up labels following recent media attacks on the dough conditioner azodicarbonamide and artificial preservatives, far less attention has been paid to what these ingredients are actually being replaced by, says one baking industry veteran.
05-Mar-2014 - A diet high in animal protein during middle age may lead to a four-fold increase in risk of dying from cancer, suggests a new study.
05-Mar-2014 - Nearly a third of food businesses have no corporate allergen management systems in place, an SGS survey has found.
05-Mar-2014 - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has appointed Guy Poppy, professor of ecology and director of interdisciplinary research at the University of Southampton, as its chief scientific adviser.
05-Mar-2014 - Nestlè UK and Taste Success, an industry-led campaign by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) will host a live Twitter Q&A with engineering graduates from its apprenticeship scheme from midday-2pm tomorrow (Thursday, March 6).
05-Mar-2014 - Increasing caloric intake could be a relatively simple method for people with motor neurone disease to extend their life expectancy, according to new research.
04-Mar-2014 - The Committee of European Sugar Users (CIUS) has called on EU member states and the Commission to take adequate measures to avoid sugar shortages and guarantee a sufficient stock level at the end of this business year.
04-Mar-2014 - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has paid tribute to the chair of one of its panels who has died.
04-Mar-2014 - Saudi Arabia has banned energy drink advertising altogether and will limit their distribution and sale, while brands including Red Bull will now be forced to carry health warnings.