New Britain Oils (NBO) has pumped £250,000 into its bakery division and created several key roles in a bid to bolster its sales in the sector.
Nine potentially dangerous products were recalled or withdrawn by food businesses in April over allergy fears stemming from undeclared ingredients, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Leading scientists will explore the effects of saturated fat from dairy on the body in a bid to establish its true effects on health, following recent research.
Sports, health, weight management and supplements will be showcased by ingredients firm ADM at Vitafoods Europe in May this year.
Food and drink manufacturers have been unfairly attacked by a recently published book that tried to shame the sector for allegedly misleading consumers about clean labels, one industry expert has...
Tate & Lyle has announced a restructure of its international ingredients business, which focuses it on its Speciality Food Ingredients (SFI) division in Europe and will cost £125M.
Sales of natural fruit pieces for use in confectionery products are on the rise, as some firms report annual purchase increases of almost 8%.
Continued demand for 'clean label' and tasty dairy products has led flavour house Chr Hansen to develop a novel range of dairy cultures.
Food ingredients firm EHL Ingredients (EHL) has launched a new mint, garlic and rosemary marinade for spring lamb for Easter.
There is a glimmer of hope for Europe’s probiotics sector, Michelle Knott reports on developments
Putting insects on a plate is the subject of a new infographic posted on the social networking site Twitter by the Food and Agriculture Organisation, as pressure mounts to make...
Explosive growth in the food and drink ingredients sector will boost its overall value to €59bn by 2018. Nicholas Robinson finds out how companies at Vitafoods are responding to the...
Though still unacceptably high, childhood obesity rates appear to be plateauing, suggesting that the focus on nutrition in schools and other settings is finally starting to pay off. But are...
Scientists at a US university have developed a powdered or wet batter coating for baked products that imparts the attributes of fried foods.
Protein has emerged as the most trustworthy nutrient for consumers globally, in response to a barrage of conflicting dietary advice, including that surrounding fats and carbohydrates.
Russia presents a significant opportunity for non-EU salt exporters, after the country banned Ukrainian imports earlier this year, which accounted for 24% of the market.
Sales of sports drinks and fruit juices continue to plunge in what looks like a consumer reaction to concerns raised by anti-sugar campaigners.
Waters made using sap from birch and maple trees will be big business, following the meteoric rise in sales of coconut water in the past five years, a leading analyst...
The Danish have increased their intake of fish and vegetables and reduced their consumption of sugary soft drinks, but are still eating too much fat, according to findings from the...
Scientists behind the recreation of a 170-year-old shipwrecked beer in 2014 have developed hybrid lager yeasts in a bid to bring new flavours and quicker production techniques to the brewing industry.
Pleas to ditch ‘unhealthy’ snacks at tills have met with “disappointing” responses from Marks & Spencer (M&S) and WHSmith, according to the nutritionist driving the campaign.
Four top trends – sobriety, risk management, nutritional supplements and everyday indulgence should guide food and drink manufacturers when planning innovation.
Food manufacturers can profit from producing products that help stressed consumers unwind, according to market research specialist Canadean.
Parents’ salt intake was slashed through the intervention of their children in a joint UK and China study funded by the Medical Research Council.
A non-genetically modified (GM) certification system for sunflower lecithin destined for the food sector has been launched by Cert ID Europe.