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.
07-May-2013 - “Don’t be afraid to fail” – that should be the mantra for struggling food firms who are trying to expand their offerings and exploit new markets.
03-May-2013 - Cargill claims to be revolutionising the chocolate market with a caramel offering that is the “fourth type of chocolate” alongside milk, white and dark.
02-May-2013 - Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) claim to have found a way of fighting obesity by “sneaking” nutrients into children's snacks.
30-Apr-2013 - Pidy's new Savoury Crumbles offer a range of toppings, coatings and sprinkles for customers seeking an alternative to the pastry lid
30-Apr-2013 - Last month Leathams partnered with the Black Garlic firm to become the UK's exclusive distribution partner for black garlic. This is gently aged white garlic that takes on a new colour, taste and texture.
30-Apr-2013 - Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has developed its Arcon functional soya concentrates to optimise cost savings and boost the appeal of dried fermented sausages
30-Apr-2013 - German baking ingredients manufacturer Ireks has launched a new bread mix for the UK bakery trade that contains the increasingly popular chia seeds.
30-Apr-2013 - PureCircle is preparing to commercialise its latest stevia innovation ready for launch in the second half of 2013.
30-Apr-2013 - Global protein manufacturer BHJ Ingredients says it is introducing 'the world's first functional chicken protein' at this month's international trade fair IFFA in Germany.
30-Apr-2013 - Heinz's moves to adapt its classic sauces for the cooking ingredients market earned it special attention at last month's IFE food and drink event.
30-Apr-2013 - Frutarom says its new olive leaf extract, Benolea, is "clinically proven" to provide the reported cardiovascular health-support benefits of the Mediterranean diet.
30-Apr-2013 - Authentic taste, clean-labels and cost cutting must all be constituents of modern baking, reports Alyson Magee
30-Apr-2013 - A study of nearly 4,000 pairs of mothers and their children has shown that maternal vitamin D levels during pregnancy are not associated with the child's bone health in later life.
30-Apr-2013 - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published results into consumption of energy drinks ̶ the findings of which will be a key component of the organisation's forthcoming ruling on the health risks associated with caffeine.
29-Apr-2013 - The success of Freedom Food-accredited meat breaking into McDonald’s – following entries into discount retailers Aldi and Lidl – could prove a watershed for high animal welfare meat becoming a mainstream choice in retail and foodservice.
22-Apr-2013 - The government’s new chief scientific advisor, Sir Mark Walport, has stirred up the genetic modification (GM) debate by setting out his pro-GM view on the food supply chain.
11-Apr-2013 - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is "creating more problems than it solves" with its narrow interpretation of what constitutes a generic health claim descriptor.
11-Apr-2013 - New research shows that dietary factors affect age-related changes to our genes – known as epigenetic markers – that have been associated with the development of bowel cancer.
09-Apr-2013 - Cargill and Arasco are creating a new starches and sweeteners joint venture in Saudi Arabia to meet growing demand in the confectionery, bakery and juice sectors in the region.
08-Apr-2013 - British farmers are facing “a perfect storm” of low cereal yields and high feed costs, which could affect food manufacturing, warns the National Farmers Union (NFU).
08-Apr-2013 - Red meat plays a vital role in human nutrition whatever stage of life you are at, a new study has confirmed.
04-Apr-2013 - Shoppers want supermarkets to stock more world foods – particularly Chinese, Italian and Indian, according to new research commissioned by the grocery think-tank IGD.
03-Apr-2013 - The British Sandwich Association (BSA) has launched a quest to identify the nation’s favourite sarnie.
02-Apr-2013 - The creaminess or astringency of new foods can now be determined by measuring the sound generated by the food interacting with the tongue during consumption.