Food firms should work harder to cut and communicate sugar content in their products, according to seven in 10 consumers responding to a survey by market analyst Mintel.
The British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) has rejected calls to ban the sale of energy drinks to children under 16, claiming they are not promoted to this age group.
Tesco has recalled an own-label children’s biscuit product after undeclared traces of peanut were discovered.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for people with type 2 diabetes, an international study has claimed.
Food firms must probe the security of their herb and spice supply chains following the discovery of almond contaminated products earlier this month.
Chinese food is the nation’s favourite foreign cuisine research organisation Mintel has revealed yesterday (February 19) – the start of the Chinese New Year.
Londoners buy fewer sweets than consumers in the north east of England, new data from a shopping and price comparison website has claimed.
The majority of parents claim to be concerned about their children’s sugar intake.
Traceability schemes are being used by more food firms to ensure transparency at all stages of production, research and consultancy firm Organic Monitor has claimed.
Gluten-free (GF) food manufacturers would be hit hard by taxes on high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) content, as calls to make food and drink healthier would leave the sector...
Cocoa flavanols can play an important role in maintaining cognitive health in ageing consumers, a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has claimed.
High demand for meat alternatives is driving plant-based protein brands, such as Quorn and Alpro, to double their output, industry bosses have said.
Rising demand for meat alternatives has pushed plant-based foods into new areas, says Lynda Searby
Pancakes should be celebrated for the role they could play in reducing food waste, according to food waste charity Hubbub.
Sports nutrition companies can now receive additional quality services from the Reading-based International Food Network, after it met the requirements of the Informed Sport Registered Site programme last month.
Food manufacturers and scientists have hit back at “the madness” of British Medical Journal (BMJ), in publishing a survey which claimed the government’s scientific advisers on obesity were swayed by...
Technology that helps consumers tailor what they eat to their specific health requirements – so-called ‘personalised nutrition’ – will take off over the next five years, the head of intelligence...
Sales of salty snacks could be hit as health-conscious consumers plan to remove them from their shopping baskets in the year ahead, according to information and insights company Nielsen.
A study to establish why some people develop chronic illnesses early in life and others remain healthy into old age is underway, following the collaboration between ingredients giant DSM and...
Pandora’s Pops has launched a range of all-natural aphrodisiac lollipops to help get lovers in the mood for Valentine’s Day.
Frutarom Industries has acquired FoodBlenders, a UK savoury ingredients business specialising in convenience foods, in a combined offer estimated at £2M.
Sustainable palm oil use among food and drink manufacturers will be encouraged by the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF’s) new sustainable palm oil guide.
Beneo has gained a 13.5 health claim for its prebiotic fibre inulin for improving the effect on bowel function by increasing stool frequency.
Flavours and fragrances firm Nactis Flavours has completed its acquisition of the €14M turnover Belgian flavours and fragrances firm Robertet Savoury.
Sales of the natural sweetener stevia are set to rocket beyond their £4M market value in the UK, as sweet-toothed consumers search for indulgent products with fewer calories, analysts have...