Clean-label is more than a fad, but there's a risk of going too far.
A natural plant extract that can preserve frozen meat without negatively impacting its flavour, odour or colour, has been developed by Kemin.
A ‘clean-label’ rice starch that is said to perform well under harsh processing conditions such as low pH, high temperature or high shear, has been introduced by Beneo.
Food and nutrition considerations are often short-term, but there is a far bigger picture that needs a lot more attention.
A functional soya protein fibre developed to control moisture retention and improve texture in meat products was unveiled at last month’s IFFA show in Frankfurt, Germany.
A high fat food diet can cause as much damage to the kidney as diabetes, according to a study published in Experimental Physiology.
A spicy Brazilian ingredient blend to celebrate the forthcoming Rio 2016 Olympics, as well as two new barbecue seasonings and an alternative stuffing mix, have been launched by EHL Ingredients.
A high level of shopper awareness over the proposed sugar tax on soft drinks has not yet translated into any comparable change in shopper behaviour – but concern over sugar...
Food and drink manufacturers have “delayed and eroded” government plans to tackle obesity, claimed the lobby group Action on Sugar (AoS), after the publication of a new report by the Obesity...
British Soft Drinks Association boss Gavin Partington cannot find any logic in the soft drinks tax, reports Noli Dinkovski.
Family members are the strongest role models for influencing children’s healthy eating and physical activity habits, according to one of the largest online surveys of school children in the UK...
A guide to protect manufacturers from buying adulterated or substituted herbs and spices has been launched in a landmark joint industry initiative.
Müller Milk & Ingredients is to close its Aberdeen dairy today (June 10) with the loss of 87 jobs.
Growing demand for nitrate in sports nutrition products is being met by a new ingredient extracted from the flowering plant Amaranthus.
The National Obesity Forum (NOF) has no plans to replace the four members who resigned last week – after a controversial pro-fat report was released by mistake – according to the organisation.
The number of products with ‘superfood’ claims has surged in recent years on the back of continuing demand for healthy food, Mintel has found.
Foods that tap into the health and wellbeing agenda provide a “massive opportunity” for industry innovators and entrepreneurs – but making money from healthy products remains a huge challenge.
UK exporters are watching developments across the Atlantic closely, following the US publication of ambitious sodium targets for food manufacturers.
The Coca-Cola Company could face a bill as high as £226M a year under the sugar tax, if it doesn’t pass on the increased charge for its sugary drinks to...
Most respondents (60%) in a ‘state-of-the-industry’ survey, conducted by this website, fear a vote to leave the EU on June 23 will be bad for their businesses, increasing the costs...
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has accused a philosopher of being “naive” after he stated that modern food processing was a danger to health.
A report from the National Obesity Forum (NOF) in association with Public Health Collaboration has come under flak from Public Health England (PHE), Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and the British...
The proposed sugar tax on soft drinks is likely to fail in its intended aim of reducing calorie intake as consumers will simply trade down to cheaper, own-label variants, a...
Food and drink manufacturers are increasingly asking for “the whole package” from their ingredients suppliers, a leading flavour producer has claimed.
Market fears over the UK’s potential exit from Europe are driving up food and drink costs, warns buying specialist Lynx Purchasing.