Dutch-Anglo food giant Unilever has rejected a $143bn (€134bn) merger proposal from US company Kraft Heinz as being too low.
Nutrition labels do not seem to be adapted to battling public health issues such as obesity, the French food safety agency ANSES has concluded – but this is because they should not be used alone, say campaigners.
Sales of free-from and organic foods have rocketed in Europe as more and more shoppers spend time looking at labels in order to identify “guilt free” purchases, according to new data from Euromonitor International.
Romania and Hungary's laws on promoting domestic food over imports are in breach of EU law, according to the Commission which has launched infringement proceedings against both countries.
Titanium dioxide, a common food colouring used in sweets and chewing gum may affect the intestine’s ability to absorb nutrients and protect against harmful pathogens, a study has determined.
Young, healthy men are more likely to actively avoid, rather than be attracted to, products with prominent health claims such as reduced-fat or high-fibre, according to new research in Spain.
With food-to-go taking a bigger bite of grocery markets around the world, Gavin Rothwell, senior retail insight manager at grocery research organization IGD, identifies the top five trends he believes will shape this sector in the future.
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2017 marks 100 years of Malaysian palm oil. In 1917 the first commercial oil palm plantation was established at Tennamaram. This year the Malaysian palm oil industry celebrates its centenary.Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, knows the history of oil palm in Malaysia well. Palm oil has played an important role in the successful development of his home state of Perak, whether in oil palm plantations or downstream processing.