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Oceans of opportunity

Oceans of opportunity

By Paul Berryman

At a recent Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council workshop, I was discussing food security and world hunger. I won’t rehearse the well-known ‘perfect storm’ paradigm, but suffice to say that food might run short.


Mintel: Low-fat claims slump as ‘green’ claims grow

Mintel: Low-fat claims slump as ‘green’ claims grow

By Elaine Watson

The percentage of new products launched in Europe containing low- or no-fat claims dropped from 8% in 2005 to just 5% in 2009, while the percentage containing ‘green’ messages has grown rapidly over the same period, according to Mintel.

Fill up on seaweed

Fill up on seaweed

Adding hydrocolloids such as carrageenan to 'water in oil' emulsions has enabled Leatherhead Food Research (LFR) to create creamy fillings for...

Fill up on seaweed

Fill up on seaweed

Adding hydrocolloids such as carrageenan to 'water in oil' emulsions has enabled Leatherhead Food Research (LFR) to create creamy fillings for...

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