HiE & Fi runs from 27–29 November at Messe Frankfurt

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Consumer trust the focus at healthy ingredients show

By Noli Dinkovski

Growing consumer demand for trust and transparency in food is set to be the leading theme at next week’s Health Ingredients Europe (HiE) and Natural Ingredients (Ni) shows in Frankfurt.

Fortification can be a convenient way to help children consume the nutrients they might otherwise lack in their diets


Nutrition: fortifying the future

By Nick Hughes

With child obesity very much in focus, food manufacturers are not only looking at what they can take out of foods, but what nutrients and fortification they can put back in to optimise healthy eating.

Workers arriving at Mondelēz’s Uxbridge headquarters were met by a life-size orangutan © Chris J Ratcliffe / Greenpeace

Mondelēz HQ hit by Greenpeace palm oil protest

By Noli Dinkovski

Confectionery giant Mondelēz International has been urged to sever its links with the “biggest and dirtiest palm oil trader in the world” in a protest staged outside its UK headquarters on Monday (19 November).

Pidy UK boss Robert Whittle advises food manufacturers to start stockpiling

Pidy: stock up to avoid Brexit woes

By Noli Dinkovski

The UK boss of a leading European ingredients maker is advising food manufacturers to stockpile in early 2019 due to the ongoing uncertainty around Brexit.

Macphie has named Andy Stapley as its new chief executive

Macphie appoints new chief executive

By James Ridler

Scottish food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has appointed Andy Stapley as its new chief executive, effective immediately.

Trials looked at the effects of gluten and fructans on gut symptoms in people with self-reported gluten sensitivity


Gluten or fructans – which is the culprit?

By Judy Buttriss

The director general of the British Nutrition Foundation asks weather gluten or fructans are the real culprit in symptoms linked to non-coeliac gluten sensitivity.

Robles: ‘Imagine a world where salmon has become extinct – maybe we could consume virtual pieces’

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Making waves in food development

By Ellie Woollven

The next decade, according to the visionary Marius Robles, will see ‘the end of food as we know it’, opening up a world of possibilities.

British bakers welcomed a consultation into adding folic acid to flour

Bakers back Government folic acid consultation

By James Ridler

Members of the baking industry have welcomed the Government’s announcement that it would launch a consultation into the mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid.

sales of galacto oligosaccharides are set to double over the next ten years

Dietary fibre looks set for healthy growth

By James Ridler

Sales of dietary fibre galacto oligosaccharides (GOS) are set to double over the next ten years as the infant formula industry ramps up demand, according to new research.

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