UK energy drinks consumption has reached record levels, but manufacturers must react quickly to the negative publicity about their products, a leading analyst has warned.
Soft drinks manufacturers have responded to demands from Public Health England (PHE) to strip sugar out of their products, in a bid to battle childhood tooth decay.
Weekend fitness fanatics are driving the demand for more mainstream food and drink products, such as milk, fortified with sports nutrition ingredients.
The Ryder Cup provided a “perfect platform” to showcase Scotland’s food and drink to more than 45,000 visitors from 75 countries on each day of the three-day golf tournament between...
A 9% fall in the value of fish landed at Scottish ports last year represented “a startling drop”, according to the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF).
Scotland’s ageing and increasingly overweight population is facing a “diabetes time bomb”, which must be a focus of the Scottish government.
Reformulation is not the sole solution to obesity, as health-conscious consumers could be increasing their calorie consumption by choosing low-sugar or low-fat products, according to research from AB Sugar.
Global food ingredients giant Glanbia Nutritionals has pumped millions of pounds into a new modern oat milling facility to boost its presence in the gluten-free (GF) ancient grain market.
Home-cooked meals may not be the healthiest or cheapest option for consumers, as food businesses continue to respond to health and price concerns by adapting their recipes, according to new...
Insects will be creeping on to European consumers’ plates within the next 15 years, as experts predict the value of the edible creepy-crawly food industry to reach more than £230M by 2020.
Excessive drinking among Britain’s over 65 year-olds is growing and becoming an area of increasing concern, new statistics from Mintel have indicated.
Grass is growing around plans for nutrient profiles, despite supporters arguing they are needed to make sense of health claims, says Paul Gander
Europe’s functional food legislation is slowing down development - but not stopping it, says Michelle Knott
France and other European countries are prime targets for the UK’s established gluten-free (GF) businesses, according to an industry expert.
Omega Ingredients (OI) has doubled the size of its manufacturing facility and secured 16 new jobs by pumping £300,000 into its UK operations, ceo and founder Steve Pearce has said.
Neuronal health must be maintained for as long as possible if the onset of dementia is to be delayed, argues ingredients firm DSM.
British Sugar owner AB Sugar is fighting back against anti-sugar campaigners with the launch of a campaign informing people about sugar’s role in a healthy balanced diet.
Determined food businesses working to lower fat content could benefit from a new strain of rapeseed that produces oil with lower than usual levels of saturated fat.
Less than 10% of 11-18 year olds and 30% of adults currently achieve five-a-day.
An ingredients firm has reported a dramatic increase in sales of its organic products for the third year running.
A new low-sugar variety of granola will be launched by the manufacturer Lizi’s to meet growing consumer demand for healthy, natural products.
Flavour company Wild is launching “unusual” ice cream flavour combinations, following a rise in product launches featuring dessert flavours.
German flavourings supplier Symrise has completed the acquisition of French natural flavourings group Diana for €1.3bn. It now plans to integrate the two businesses, which have combined sales of €2.3bn.
Food Ingredients, Health & Nutrition (FIHN) has launched a new online offering to complement its printed one.
EHL Ingredients has appointed Katherine Davis as its new product development manager to lead the development of new blends and boost its product range.