17-Feb-2017 - A study that suggests vitamin D can play an important role in preventing colds and flu has received a mixed response from scientists and industry bodies, with Public Health England (PHE) claiming it “does not provide sufficient evidence” to support a link.
Food and drink manufacturers are now able to source a comprehensive range of sugar reduction additives from a single ingredients firm, after its leading range was extended to include new variants.
The dominance of the health agenda in food is leading to a “massive increase in faddy products” that hold no long-term value, two food innovation experts have warned.
The potential health benefits of resistant starch (RS) could lead it to being classified as a prebiotic under the EU’s health claim process, according to a review.
An ingredients firm has teamed up with an ice cream maker to develop nutritional ice cream products for hospital patients at risk of undernourishment.
A Staffordshire-based ingredients supplier is to manufacture a range of natural yogurt mixes from New Zealand following a £700,000 joint investment.
A range of “true caramel” toppings and fillings to suit a variety of uses has been launched by an ingredients firm after it invested £1.5M in a new production line.
Norwegian krill supplier Aker BioMarine used last month’s Health Ingredients Europe show to raise awareness of the “serious and costly” implications of being omega-3 deficient.
Ice creams, sweet pizzas, cakes and even salads are the focus of a new range of bacon-flavoured fudge pieces.
A cocoa powder range has been boosted by the addition of a new “intense” dark red variant that, according to its maker, is the only colour of its kind available on the market.
The seafood market is the focus of a new range of clean-label fish pastes and powders for savoury applications.
A coalition of food and drink producers has urged the government to cut the tax on low-sugar food and drink products to 5%, following new research that revealed young adults can’t afford to buy healthy food.