With the global obesity epidemic a number one priority, ‘wellness’ or ‘functional’ foods are in the spotlight as a means of weight and disease reduction. It’s a sector undergoing immense regulatory change and, whether you’re working in the field of dietary control, fortification or supplements, you will benefit from regular consultations with Dr Foodman.
Broccoli’s ‘superfood’ status has been elevated, following findings from the Institute of Food Research (IFR) claiming a new variety could reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.
Fruitful Way claims to have developed a fertility toolkit with supplements to help couples conceive naturally.
Arla Foods Ingredients has responded to a rise in elderly consumers in Europe by launching its Nutrilac Ageless whey protein and calcium ingredient, to boost protein content in yogurts and...
A haulage firm has been ordered to pay more than £21,000, after its transport manager suffered serious injuries when he was run over by the tractor of an articulated lorry.
The price of vegetables has risen by a whopping 199% in the past 30 years in the UK while the cost of an ice cream has fallen by 50%, driving...
Star performances from the fast-moving world of food nutrition were celebrated this week in the inaugural NutraIngredients Awards, staged at VitaFoods Europe, Geneva, Switzerland.
Free-from food and drink manufacturers must defend themselves against fickle consumers if their brands are to remain successful in one of the fastest growing markets, experts have urged.
Two Kerry Foods ingredients deals were clinched in the past month, the company reported in an interim statement.
General health and cognitive development in youngsters will be targeted by Glanbia Nutritionals’ Dragon Kids prototype vitamin water premix.
One in five teenage girls and young women aged 16–24 years in the UK are deficient in the B vitamin folate, according to the latest figures from the government’s National...
Food is more important than celebrities and fashion for younger consumers, but the sector has yet to take advantage of its growing audience, new research has claimed.
The finalists of Ecotrophelia UK 2015 – a competition which challenges students to develop new eco-friendly food – have been announced by the Institute of Food Science & Technology and Campden BRI.
Holland & Barrett aims to launch 50 ‘free-from’ food stores over the next two years, with the first new concept outlet, dubbed ‘More’, opening its doors in Chester today (April 23).
Leading scientists will explore the effects of saturated fat from dairy on the body in a bid to establish its true effects on health, following recent research.
More than 2M children and teenagers will learn about new foods, provenance and cooking when they take part in Healthy Eating Week (June 1-5).
Tate & Lyle has announced a restructure of its international ingredients business, which focuses it on its Speciality Food Ingredients (SFI) division in Europe and will cost £125M.
A fat-burning pizza, sexy lollipops, lemon cupcake popcorn and chorizo and pumpkin ravioli all feature in our list of the latest food and drink innovations.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg launched his party’s manifesto on Wednesday (April 15) claiming that it built on a record of policies delivered in national government.
Business leaders have given a mixed response to Labour’s manifesto published on Monday (April 13), with praise for its commitment to EU membership but criticism of its curb on zero-hours...
A healthy children’s ready meal start-up is set to go global and has joined forces with the popular kid’s book The Gruffalo.
More financial support must be given to food and drink start-ups by the next UK government if they are to survive their first year in business, Miso Tasty founder Bonnie...
The Danish have increased their intake of fish and vegetables and reduced their consumption of sugary soft drinks, but are still eating too much fat, according to findings from the...
Food Standards Scotland (FSS), the new public sector food body for Scotland, was launched yesterday (April 1), as a new poll identified Scotland’s top food concerns.
Cash injections of up to £50,000 will be given to small food and drink firms, following the creation of six new Food Enterprise Zones by the environment secretary Elizabeth Truss.
Thousands of European food and drink firms are missing out on the £27bn global functional food market because of restrictive health claims wording, leading nutritionists have complained.