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Embrace organic, say experts, who predict 9.2% growth

Sales of organic food will grow almost three times faster than non-organic, according to forecasts by Rabobank.

Branded food companies should embrace the trend with new organic products and brands or by reformulating existing ones, said the Rabobank analysts. © iStock
Option paralysis: Consumers were confused by 'Choices'

Dutch ditch healthy eating logo for an app

The Dutch government has ordered the industry-led healthy eating logo to be phased out and replaced with an app that allows consumers to scan products for nutrition information.

'This product is not against cheese'

Plant-based pioneers say lactofermented soy will enrich traditional cheese sector

"Soy is good, but lactofermented soy is better," says French firm Sojami which predicts its patented process for creating plant-based cheese will lead to a vegan cheese industry as rich and diverse as dairy. (Just don't call it cheese.)

Eurobesity bulges to 1 in 6

The Maltese and Latvians are the fattest Europeans in a continent where 1 in 6 are now rated obese, according to a survey that found age and education were key factors.

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Digital tech to change confectionery travel retail space

Technology is set to enrich the travel retail segment, where confectionery is already the most purchased category, says retail marketing agency HRG.

A fortified egg a day could keep winter vitamin D deficiency away

Eating seven vitamin D-fortified eggs a week could be enough to keep winter vitamin D status in adults in check, say EU-funded researchers. 


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