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We cover some of the latest CBD developments in food and drink

FDA is tough on CBD food

By Rod Addy

UK suppliers of products containing cannabis-derived compound cannabidiol (CBD) are still reviewing the tough stance the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took to the ingredient last month.

Each loaf contains around 336 crickets, which are dried, ground, mixed with wheat flour and grains and then baked

Roberts launches UK’s ‘first insect bread’

By Dan Colombini

Roberts Bakery has launched a new limited-edition brand of bread, manufactured using insects, in a nod to the return of jungle-based television programme I’m a Celebrity Get me Out of Here.

Tim Foster: 'Rather than factories making one specific product, they will have to adapt to making many'

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Solving NPD challenges through collaboration

By Noli Dinkovski

Professor Tim Foster explains how collaboration between industry and academia can solve some of food manufacturing’s trickier challenges.

Access tot talent is one of the leading factors in a business's decision to invest in R&D

Innovation impacted by access to talent

By James Ridler

Access to talent and the impact of Brexit were two of the biggest factors affecting investment in research and development (R&D), according to new findings from business performance consultancy Ayming.

The manual handling of raw meat can also create a potential contamination hotspot in the process.

Ilapak launches meat vacuum pack tech

By Dan Colombini

Packaging machinery firm Ilapak has developed the first fully integrated rotary vacuum packer for the protein industry, as firms seek to tackle contamination and labour shortages.

Spooky treats: Halloween NPD photo gallery

Spooky treats: Halloween NPD photo gallery

By James Ridler

Halloween has rolled around once more, and what better way to celebrate All Hallows Eve than with a selection of the spookiest new product developments (NPD) from food and drink manufacturers?

The new soluble fibres will aid sugar reduction by 30%

Cargill invests £27m in European soluble fibres

By Dan Colombini

Cargill has invested £27m in the launch of its first soluble fibres line in Europe, alongside starches, sweeteners and texturisers, offering potential to cut products’ sugar content by up to 30%.

Holdsworth: ‘Analysing the marketplace allows brands to identify gaps for innovation’

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Succeeding at NPD: A question of understanding

By Ellie Woollven

Nielsen Brandbank and FoodMaestro have collaborated on a project designed to support and help food manufacturers succeed in a market where a high number of new product developers fail.

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