Reduced sperm counts, dementia risks and the top food and drink trends for 2015 are just three of the 10 most read stories from Food Ingredients, Health & Nutrition (FIHN) this year.
The Real Good Food Company (RGFC) has blamed its row with British Sugar for its half-year loss and has referred the dispute to the European competition authorities.
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).
Making low-fat versions of high-fat food and drink is something scientists will strive to do better, despite criticism, says Nicholas Robinson
The Royal Society of Public Health’s call for calorie labelling of alcoholic drinks is a timely reminder that drinks contribute to energy intake.
Insect proteins and fruit-sweetened confectionery are two emerging trends food manufacturers should monitor, according to a list of top 10 food trends for 2015, revealed at the Health Ingredients Europe (HiE) event.
Manufacturers must avoid misleading consumers into thinking natural products are intrinsically healthier for them, an industry expert has urged.
Food and drink businesses that loosely use the term ‘natural’ on their products to make them appear healthy could soon be rumbled by untrusting consumers, experts have warned.
Action on Sugar (AoS) has slammed the manufacturers of “seemingly healthy” children’s fruit juices, juice drinks and smoothies, which can often contain more sugar than regular Coca-Cola.
Vitamin E has a key role to play in reducing the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, fatty liver diseases and other health risks, experts at a recent symposium on vitamin E...
British consumers are eating more fruit and vegetables and becoming increasingly critical of retailers who waste food, reveals new research by Mintel.
Glanbia Ingredients Ireland (GII) has opened its €7.8M (£6.2M) milk protein facility at its existing site at Virginia, County Cavan, which supplies the cream for Baileys liqueur among other products.
Scottish firms have slashed salt, fat and calories further in a reformulation drive to make products healthier for consumers.
Alternative proteins are a “hot area” of interest and products such as sandwich spreads made with meal worms could be a thing of the future, according to one food trend...
A food by-product can kill hospital superbugs that are resistant to many antibiotics, Irish researchers have discovered.
‘Better-for-you ingredients’ is one of five top trends that will influence the purchase of food and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) next year, predicts market research firm Canadean.
Sweetly Stevia is the first sweetening product to offer consumers a 100% natural alternative to sugar, but tastes as good, claims the company behind the new brand.
EHL Ingredients will launch 20 new herb and spice blends, rubs, marinades, coatings and seasonings soon.
Brits are least likely to consume non-alcoholic beer (NAB), say statistics from Mintel, which also suggest Europeans are loosing their love of a cold pint.
Food manufacturers and retailers could tempt younger shoppers with ‘surf ‘n’ turf’ meals that marry meat and fish ingredients, according to new research from Mintel.
Organic food could become the next battleground in the supermarket price war, Helen Browning, chief executive of the Soil Association, has warned after Aldi’s move into the sector.
Consumer behaviour, the hunt for alternative protein sources and the latest food ingredient trends were the hottest topics discussed on Twitter during Health Ingredients Europe (HIE), in Amsterdam this week.
Researchers have developed a rapid and cost-effective test to distinguish horsemeat from beef.
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) officials have given Roquette’s Nutriose fibre ingredient a positive opinion, the company has said.
Arla Food Ingredients has opened its new €120M lactose manufacturing plant in Denmark, which can produce 80,000t of lactose daily.