Healthy foods

German start-up Smuus mixes food, politics & tongue-in-cheek marketing

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German start-up Smuus has an original concept with its fruit and vegetable smoothies for yoghurts, desserts, bread, meat and cheese. But the campaign for its peach-flavoured product, which promises to donate 10% of profits to charities fighting the policies of (peach-coloured) Donald Trump, could be even more original.

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Long-fibre prebiotics show promising sweetness, say scientists

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Natural umami flavours are a clean-label alternative to MSG, says Bell

Does the future of sustainable eating lie in plant-meat blends?

Does the future of sustainable eating lie in plant-meat blends?

Novastell supplies lecithins and phospholipids from soy, sunflower seeds and rapeseed. © iStock

Avril strengthens lecithin range with acquisition

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Kerry innovation chief talks investment, R&D and working with start-ups

Rising expectations: Health and nutrition drive ‘strong’ Q3 for Chr Hansen

Rising expectations: Health and nutrition drive ‘strong’ Q3 for Chr Hansen

More fruit and fish and less soda: A recipe for better colorectal health?

More fruit and fish and less soda: A recipe for better colorectal health?

On 7 August 2014, the Russian government introduced a ban on imports of certain products from the Union to the Russian Federation, including fruit and vegetables. ©iStock

EU pledges further €70 million for fruit farmers hit by Russia ban

Whole grain rye consumption has been linked to a reduction in the risk of death caused by cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory disease, diabetes and various infections. ©iStock

Rye’s high satiety properties fit well as a weight-managing food, study says

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