01-Mar-2015 - Sensient Flavors has developed new beverage concepts that it says respond to rising demand for food and drink that affects and balances our emotional states in a ‘gentle and natural’ way.
27-Feb-2015 - Sweden’s National Food Agency (NFA) said that it is set to undergo an image makeover to make keyhole nutrition labelling “cooler” for its citizens.
27-Feb-2015 - Enzymotec has initiated a project to increase its understanding of the factors that affect the composition of breast milk.
27-Feb-2015 - Consumer watchdog Que Choisir has urged the French government to adopt colour-coded front-of-pack nutrition labelling as “an antidote to food marketing” following a study backing its efficacy.
27-Feb-2015 - Mondelēz International plans to close its Tallaght chewing gum ingredient factory and will restructure chocolate production in Ireland, resulting in around 200 job cuts.
27-Feb-2015 - Skipping breakfast may typically be associated with obesity but a recent study on young women suggested it could also lead to an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
27-Feb-2015 - Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for people with type 2 diabetes, an international study has claimed.
27-Feb-2015 - A diet high in red meat could increase the risks of further health problems for people with kidney disease, say researchers.
26-Feb-2015 - Upcoming EU regulation of food enzymes could affect food companies’ approach to research and development, according to enzyme specialist Novozymes.
26-Feb-2015 - The trend for natural foods has seen alternatives to synthetic flavours take centre stage, but growth in this sector has been matched by increasing use of herbs, spices and seasonings, say experts
26-Feb-2015 - Energy drinks contain up to 20 teaspoons of sugar per 500ml serving – more than three times the maximum adult daily intake of free sugars a day, according to research released by Action on Sugar.
26-Feb-2015 - The British food industry, politicians and consumers were encouraged to support farming by the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) after a “worrying” study found that nearly half of the nation’s food may be imported in the next 25 years.
26-Feb-2015 - Sales dropped to £298m (€338m) in 2014 and coincided with findings that nearly half of British consumers had shied away from sugar that year.
26-Feb-2015 - Emulsifiers used in foods may be altering our gut microbiota composition and driving metabolic changes that lead to inflammatory conditions and obesity, say researchers writing in Nature.
26-Feb-2015 - New technologies and innovative ingredients are likely to structurally change the food supply chain in the near future, says a report by Rabobank.
25-Feb-2015 - Sales of Fairtrade goods fell nearly 4% last year in the UK as consumers turned to cheaper alternatives at grocery stores.
25-Feb-2015 - It would be extremely difficult for consumers to devise a 600 calorie diet providing 100% of vitamin and mineral RDAs themselves, the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said in its rejection of a complaint against LighterLife Fast.
25-Feb-2015 - Taste preferences are firmly rooted in a society’s culture - but they can be changed if manufacturers succeed in creating a new ‘cultural context.’
25-Feb-2015 - Collaborating with major beer brands like Carlsberg and Cobra has stretched our reach even further, says the co-founder of VIP Nuts.
24-Feb-2015 - A wider choice of foods available to children may be a key driver of obesity, according to new research in mice.