Food businesses can more easily target elderly consumers who are prone to falling, following the authorisation of a vitamin D health claim by the European Commission (EC).
The top trend for the cocoa and chocolate industry for next year will be ‘From Clean to Clear Label’, according to Cargill and Innova Market Insights.
Fresh research has rubbished claims gluten-free diets are healthier than consuming grains and has recommended they should only be followed by consumers with coeliac disease or food intolerances.
Clear labelling and convenience are two of the top five trends that will dominate the food and drink industry in 2015, Innova Market Insights has predicted.
Food and drink manufacturers cannot “sit back” and watch the obesity crisis worsen, a leading weight loss surgeon has urged, following the release of a report calling for a 10-year strategy...
Manufacturers of products offering consumers one ‘magic bullet’ health solution are wasting their time, as consumers opt instead for traditional health foods, a new report has said.
For many years now, the ‘ancient grain’ has been expected to take Europe by storm. Nicholas Robinson discovers what’s been happening
Recent popular press headlines announced that organic fruits and vegetables are healthier as they contain more antioxidants.
Nutrition and health specialist DuPont says its Dansico ingredients range provides bakers with the solution to longer-lasting crispiness in bake-off bread.
Weight watchers are ruining their diets by giving in to the multitude of tempting snack foods available to them, which is making them feel guilty and emotional.
The world’s first boozy olives for alcoholic drinks have been launched by Olives Et Al.
As a growing number of intolerance sufferers beat the bloat with FODMAPs, is there an untapped opportunity for food manufacturers? Lynda Searby investigates
Waitrose is offering shoppers access to in-store dietary advice on a trial basis in a bid to help consumers with a range of concerns, including food allergies.
Tate & Lyle’s (T&L’s) launch of its Claria functional ‘clean-label’ starch is the latest in a raft of supplier introductions that appeal to consumer demand for foods that make use...
A 170-year old beer found in a shipwreck is to be recreated by the Finnish-based brewery Stallhagen and the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.
In response to an increase in consumer demand for gluten-free (GF) baked goods, ingredients firm Ingredion has launched a range of GF texturising starches.
Next month's Health Ingredients Europe (HiE) and Natural Ingredients (Ni) shows are an ideal opportunity to catch up on the latest trends and new products on the market, says Nicholas...
Cheddar remains the nation’s favourite cheese but total cheese sales continue to fall, according to new research from Mintel.
The fight against the rise of dementia in the UK could be helped if functional food and drink manufacturers did more to promote good brain health, an industry leader has...
One of the UK’s leading gluten-free (GF) food manufacturers will launch a new range of GF biscuits onto the market in response to consumer demand for more GF snacking options....
Ingredients specialist DSM claims its new range of cheese cultures, specifically developed for filled pastas, can extend shelf-life.
Yeast and bacteria specialist Lallemand is promoting the benefits to women’s health that its range of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria can offer.
Synergy will invest heavily to expand its UK-based manufacturing and technical facilities, following strong sales growth, it has announced.
A fat-reduced cocoa powder that encapsulates a ‘traditionally British’ chocolate flavour has been developed by Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM).
New Britain Palm Oil (NBPOL) faces a £1bn takeover after receiving a formal notification from Sime Darby Plantation of its intention to make a cash offer for all issued and...