22-May-2013 - Use of certain sourdough cultures can improve volume and crumb firmness in partially baked whole wheat bread, finds new research.
21-May-2013 - A woman’s diet and lifestyle before and during pregnancy, and her baby’s diet in early life, can affect the infant’s risk of succumbing to disease later on and this will have important implications for the food industry, a new scientific report has concluded.
21-May-2013 - The natural and familiar origins of food hydrocolloids make them ideal for clean label foods and mean they have ‘good prospects’ when communicating to consumers who focus on a products 'naturalness', say researchers.
21-May-2013 - A significant number of foods marketed to children in the UK are higher in fat and sugar than foods marketed to adults, suggests new research published in Public Health Nutrition.
20-May-2013 - Fish gelatine is rising in importance as an alternative to bovine and porcine gelatine – but there are still challenges in terms of supply, extraction and functionality.
20-May-2013 - Molecular analysis has revealed a new route for the biosynthetic production of key strawberry aromas that may help industry produce products with 'the true flavour of strawberry', researchers have revealed.
20-May-2013 - People tend to choose larger portions of foods when they are marketed as ‘healthy’, suggests new research led by a team from the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland.
17-May-2013 - Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids could help to minimise the debilitating effects that high junk food consumption has on the brain, according to a new review of more than 180 research papers.
16-May-2013 - The Spices Board, the Indian government-approved body that controls all spice-related activities in the country, has named Benny Antony as its Innovator of the Year. Antony received the accolade for his work in developing high-absorption BCM-95 curcumin.
13-May-2013 - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Commission have said they will extend the timeframe for the re-evaluation of aspartame to allow time to consider and address feedback.
13-May-2013 - Europe’s biggest healthy foods, ingredients and supplements expo and conference kicks off tomorrow in Geneva.
13-May-2013 - Avoiding saturated fat, meat and dairy, whilst increasing the intake of omega-3 may be linked to better preservation of memory functions, say researchers.
09-May-2013 - How can you get more bang for your R&D buck? How does Unilever gain deeper consumer insights online? Why don’t manufacturers share more information with key suppliers?
08-May-2013 - More than 70 Hershey suppliers assembled in Baltimore on Wednesday (May 8) to attend an open innovation forum designed to help the firm improve and accelerate the innovation process via collaboration with external partners.
08-May-2013 - A leading ice cream manufacturer is looking for partners to help it create an ”innovative and surprising sensorial effects during the consumption of ice cream”.
08-May-2013 - In this special focus newsletter, FoodNavigator revisits some of the top food science stories of the year so far.
07-May-2013 - Optimising the structure of food ingredients so that they create a sediment in the stomach could help to enhance feelings of fullness, say researchers from NIZO Food Research and the IFR.
06-May-2013 - Almost no German consumers know about the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), or understand the role it has in the approval of health claims for functional food products, according to experts.
03-May-2013 - Organic food brands should not be afraid of using health claims to market their products, as a new study suggests the two concepts are not as incompatible as the industry may fear.
30-Apr-2013 - Remember the gluey texture of the oatmeal your mom served you as a kid? Turns out, this is a good thing, according to new research comparing the satiating effects of oatmeal versus ready-to-eat cereals.