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04-Apr-2005 By Paul Gander
By Paul Gander
FSA publishes probiotics study
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published new research on whether probiotic bacteria can survive in the digestive system.The UK market for...
Foodstuffs contaminated with Sudan 1 -- hardly new 'news' -- we've been alerted to product recalls on a regular basis over the past two years since...
04-Apr-2005 By Susan Birks
The UK body set up to safeguard consumers from spurious health claims on food products has approved a new claim with regard to omega-3...
Baked Beans given ethnic attitude
Heinz is looking to grow the baked beans category with the launch of a whole new line of spicy products.Recognising that Indian, oriental and Mexican...
More and more products on the shelves nowadays are being marketedas healthy choices. Low-fat cereal bars are being offered as a healthy alternative...
Cut out carbs, not the treats
Despite the failure of Atkins Nutritionals' UK venture last month, Unilever UK Foods believes there is room for more low carb products and has added...
Back to basics challenge for ready meal category
Consumers, who are not content with the quality of current ready meals but don't have time to source and cook ingredients from scratch, are being...
Pork Farms moves in on quiche sector
Supplier of pork pies and savoury rolls Pork Farms is entering the quiche sector with the launch of a Large Quiche Lorraine, Large Cheese & Onion...
A new deal with a celebrity chef is going to provide dessert and cake manufacturer Bonne Bouche with a whole new range of premium desserts for the...
Processors under multiple pressure to get labels right
Supermarkets are increasingly cutting back their trading standards teams and placing the burden of ensuring that own-label product information is...
Wealth chart reveals the failing fortunes of own-label suppliers
04-Apr-2005 By Elaine Watson
Mid-market firms are suffering the most, says government survey
Recycled natural snacks from waste fruit and veg set to make healthy profit
A groundbreaking project, which turns fruit and vegetable waste into healthy snacks, could be just 12 months away from commercialisation.The project,...
Nutrient profiling dismissed as ill-judged and counter-productive
The beer company Adnams is to build a £5m distribution centre on 30ha of land about 3km from its brewery in Southwold, Suffolk.The centre, to be...
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