Ingredients

Sudan 1 - what did we learn?

Sudan 1 - what did we learn?

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...

Battle for best

Battle for best

More research is needed to clear the mist that surrounds claims about the nutritional superiority of organic foods, as Catherine Quinn discovers

Fortification needs fortitude

Fortification needs fortitude

Those companies considering differentiating their brand by adding vitamins, minerals or herbs, should be warned that national law throughout the...

When science and food gel

When science and food gel

By Susan Birks

Gums, starches and all manner of gelling agents can help manufacturers meet key convenience and indulgence trends as well as cut costs. Susan Birks reports on new product ideas to be had from tweaking food textures

Fats and the X factor

Fats and the X factor

Lipgene is a huge pan-European research project that could result in manufacturers adopting radically different ingredients and processes, as Sue Scott reports