SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Food & Beverage Development - EuropeUS edition | Asian edition

Top Headlines

Mother’s diet has 'significant impact' on baby’s brain activity and weight

Maternal consumption of a high-fat diet during pregnancy and lactation could drive weight gain and obesity later in their offspring by changing brain circuits that control appetite and weight control, say researchers.

How do start-ups approach new product development?

Some of the best and brightest innovation in the food and drink industry comes from start-ups – so how do they approach NPD? And what can companies of all sizes learn from their approach?

Doctors question study claiming pesticides lower semen quality

A study that claimed men who eat fruits and vegetables with higher levels of pesticide residues could have lower sperm count should be interpreted with caution, said health professionals.

More than a myth: The science behind the Mediterranean diet

The benefits of the Mediterranean diet have been firmly established – we all know that we should eatmore fresh fruit and vegetables, use olive oil, eat whole grains, nuts and pulses, a few dairy products and a little meat – but why do we know it?FoodNavigator takes a look at...

EFSA issues revised exposure assessment for E122 colouring

Revised EFSA data shows exposure to carmoisine (E122) falls below the acceptable daily intake (ADI) limit for everyone, after previous findings suggested ADIs may be breached in young children.

News in brief

Which? responds as Scottish food agency launches

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched today (1 April) with a consumer watchdog calling on it to operate as a ‘strong, independent consumer champion’.

Spotlight

EU proposes TTIP amendments following backlash

EU proposes TTIP amendments following backlash

As MEPs prepare to discuss proposed amendments to TTIP’s investor principle in Riga next week, the European...

From soda bans to nutrient labelling: What really helps reduce obesity?

From soda bans to nutrient labelling: What really helps reduce obesity?

Trans-fat bans, and limiting the availability of sugary and fatty foods are the best ways to battle...

Kraft Foods agrees super-merger with Heinz
Breaking News

Kraft Foods agrees super-merger with Heinz

Heinz and Kraft Foods will merge to create the world’s fifth largest food and drink company, after...

Heinz Kraft merger: Synergies and cost cutting

Heinz Kraft merger: Synergies and cost cutting

The super-merger of Heinz and Kraft is less about synergies and more about cutting costs, analysts have...

Food chemicals may have harmful ‘cocktail’ effect

Food chemicals may have harmful ‘cocktail’ effect

Risk assessment of food chemicals usually fails to take into account their effects when combined with other...

Start young to influence babies' taste preferences

Start young to influence babies' taste preferences

Getting children to eat vegetables is often a daily battle – but a love of healthy food...