Healthy foods

Food and drink trends for 2019

Innova’s top 10 food and drink trends for 2019

By James Ridler

Bolder flavours, plant-based foods and alternatives are just some of the big trends that will dominate food and drink next year, according to market research firm Innova Market Insights.

The FDF welcomed the Government’s more targeted approach to tackling health and obesity

Trade body welcomes Government approach to health issues

By James Ridler

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has welcomed the Government’s targeted approach to tackling health inequalities, covered in the policy paper published by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).

Food businesses are expecting to be hit with increased costs due to stockpiling ahead of Brexit

Stockpiling costs mounting ahead of Brexit

By Aidan Fortune

British food and drink manufacturers considering stockpiling ahead of Brexit are being faced with increased costs while business confidence dips further.

MuscleFood is to rebrand its entire range

MuscleFood to rebrand range

By Aidan Fortune

Online food retailer MuscleFood is to rebrand its entire range to reflect the company’s move towards health and wellness as it hopes to attract new customers.

SlimFast is a leading consumer brand in the $8bn weight management nutrition market

Glanbia acquires SlimFast in £265m deal

By Rod Addy

Global nutrition firm Glanbia has expanded its weight management interests, with the $350m (£265m) acquisition of Kainos Capital’s SlimFast brand, which it plans to integrate into its Performance Nutrition division.

Buttriss asks if more gut bacteria research is needed

OPINION

Why more gut bacteria research is needed

By Judy Buttriss

Do the bugs cohabiting our bodies influence disease risk, body weight or even manipulate our minds through the so-called gut-brain axis?

Kellogg's has revealed a rebrand of its Nutri-grain range

Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain gets new look

By James Ridler

Kellogg’s has relaunched its Nutri-Grain cereal bar range with a new look and new recipe, more than 20 years since the product first launched.