Since the big ‘re-set’ of the supermarket shelves, where scores of products vied for a reduced and downsized space allocation, we have seen an escalation in own-label activity.
Diminishing consumer trust in supplements and a clamour for shorter ingredient lists has led to a surge in demand for a plant extract, its maker claimed.
A flavour producer has worked with a beekeeping society to develop five recognisable ‘true-to-nature’ honey variants.
In the UK, one-in-five older children and adults has a low vitamin D level in their blood.
A range of meat proteins has been launched in response to growing demand from the food industry for nutritionally high-protein products.
Replacing meat with plant-based sources of protein significantly increases life expectancy, according to a decades-long study in the US.
A Suffolk maltster is investigating the potential that its anaerobic digestion (AD) plant is producing antibiotics that could potentially be developed as a medicine to combat Micrococcus and drug resistant...
There is renewed interest in blood sugar management as an approach to combat obesity.
A new nut flavour range completely free of any nut components has been claimed by its producer to be as authentic as the real thing.
Two research studies, conducted by Professor Gary Frost and his team from Imperial College London, and funded by Diabetes UK, have shown three major beneficial effects of Beneo’s chicory root...
Food experts and lobby groups have criticised the government’s long-awaited childhood obesity strategy for focusing too heavily on sugar at the detriment of overall calorie intake.
Cardiff Metropolitan University is opening its food sensory evaluation testing to the public to allow food and drink businesses to access data from specific demographic groups.
The UK will probably strengthen rules governing the front-of-pack nutrition labelling of food and drink packs – something it has been restricted from doing as part of the EU –...
Children between the ages of four and 10 are consuming twice as much sugar as their recommended daily allowance, despite intake from sugar-sweetened soft drinks falling, according to Public Health...
People who receive personalised nutrition advice develop healthier eating habits over those who are offered generic ‘five-a-day’ advice, a pan-European study has found.
Products formulated for toddlers with nutrition-rich dairy ingredients represent a major untapped opportunity for food and drink manufacturers, a supplier has claimed.
Research that links neonicotinoid seed treated oilseed rape crops with the long-term population decline of wild bee species has further raised concerns about insecticide use, scientists have suggested.
An ice cream maker has breached an EU health claim over statements made on its website in regard to sugar, calcium and vitamins.
Only one fifth of the global population achieves enough vitamin E to gain from its health benefits, a DSM-backed review of studies has found.
Chocolate and caramel are leading flavour innovation in the ice cream market – at the expense of vanilla – according to latest market figures.
High levels of mercury in fish, aflatoxins – a type of mould – in nuts, and salmonella in fruit and vegetables, were among the most notified food safety risks last...
A concord grape juice powder made from a dehydration process that is claimed to remove all the juice’s water while remaining its flavour and colour debuted at Chicago’s IFT show...
People in the UK need to consider dietary supplementation of the essential vitamin D in their diets to compensate for the absence of that produced in the body from exposure...
Two clean-label starches aimed at improving the texture and stability in products such as yogurts, soups and sauces have been launched by Ingredion.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched its food safety campaign – ‘Burgers aren’t like steaks’ – warning the public against serving rare burgers at home.