08-May-2012 - Food manufacturer Jane McEvoy – fired by Lord Alan Sugar from his TV show The Apprentice last month – has bounced back by launching a range of organic, allergen-free, fresh baby and toddler soups.
08-May-2012 - Eight top food trends will dominate European shoppers’ buying habits by the year 2020, predicts Spanish research organisation Azti-Tecnalia.
01-May-2012 - The growing diversity of allergen-free products made competition for this year's FreeFrom Food Awards fiercer than ever, according to Michelle Berriedale-Johnson, chair of the judges and editor of the FoodsMatter website.
01-May-2012 - The BPEX Foodservice Pork Product of the Year competition 2012 aimed at catering butchers and suppliers, manufacturers and chefs is now open for entries.
30-Apr-2012 - Trendy parents-to-be could open a new niche market for British bakers by commissioning cakes for so-called gender reveal parties, held to reveal the sex of their unborn baby to family and friends.
11-Apr-2012 - Passion and planning ability are the two key qualities for launching a career as a successful food entrepreneur, according to Caribbean food guru Levi Roots.
10-Apr-2012 - A new tray sealer and check-weigher range from Ishida Europe, launched recently at the Anuga FoodTec show in Germany, will help manufacturers boost efficiency and throughput, claims the firm.
19-Mar-2012 - A new survey reporting positive views about genetically modified (GM) foods, coupled with recent comments from billionaire philanthropist and IT guru Bill Gates reveal attitudes towards the controversial technology are changing, claims the Crop Protection Association (CPA).
05-Mar-2012 - Brighton-based firm Hampstead Farm aims to woo health-conscious consumers with a four-strong range of salt-free cooking sauces the firm's founder believes could establish a new sub-category within 'free-from' retail offerings.
01-Mar-2012 - Kraft Foods has opened its new Global Research and Development (R&D) Centre at Bournville, as part of a £17M investment in the UK.
09-Jan-2012 - General Mills has expanded its worldwide open innovation programme with the launch of new technologies to allow it to collaborate with external organisations that can help it to market its product range online.
04-Jan-2012 - ‘Naturality’, energy and muscle, bone and joint health will be among the top 10 food, nutrition and health trends for 2012, according to a report just published by New Nutrition Business.
14-Dec-2011 - Chocolate-hungry consumers are helping UK manufacturers buck the European trend of stagnant confectionery sales, according to market research organisation Mintel.
09-Dec-2011 - Energizing croissants to kick-start the day are just one product Frutarom could help bakeries develop thanks to a range of bakery compounds derived from herbal extracts it has just launched.
05-Dec-2011 - Sainsbury is continuing to expand its free-from frozen offering with the launch of what it says is the first gluten- and wheat-free tortellini ready meal from DS-gluten free.
05-Dec-2011 - Like the format of some varieties of nut, new product development (NPD) in snacks and sandwiches is a mixed bag.
05-Dec-2011 - Growing interest in vitamin fortified, immune-boosting products have led to the creation of a new water crammed with healthy ingredients to safeguard consumers in the war against bugs.
05-Dec-2011 - Since I last interviewed chief executive Paul Berryman in January 2008, the name of the member-based organisation he heads up has changed. It is now Leatherhead Food Research (LFR) rather than Leatherhead Food International. But, more importantly, he has now had the opportunity to embed his planned structural changes. He now sees LFR as an effective bridge between academia and industry.
25-Nov-2011 - Food and drink manufacturers are showing increased interest in the market for diabetic products but need to work more closely with academics in order to unlock the sector’s potential, claims a researcher.
18-Nov-2011 - Demand for 2012 Olympics-themed juices is driving continued growth at fruit juice base blender David Berryman.
16-Nov-2011 - Food and drink processors can slash downtime and boost production and efficiency thanks to software just launched in the UK that enables them to co-ordinate maintenance work via their BlackBerry smartphones.
01-Nov-2011 - Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate has launched three chocolate flavours as interest in speciality chocolate continues to burgeon in Europe.
01-Nov-2011 - The Roman tradition of drinking vinegar for health reasons inspired Italian balsamic vinegar producer Acetaia Guiseppe Cremonni to launch a health-promoting tonic called Drinkvinegar.
01-Nov-2011 - The process used to make pumpkin seed oil creates pumpkin seed press cake, which - until now - has been considered a waste product.
01-Nov-2011 - The traditional Indian dairy-based dessert Rasmalai is considered to be a delicacy in Indian and Pakistani cultures. Being dairy-based, its manufacturers and distributors have always had to manage the issue of its short shelf-life.