Britain has voted to leave the European Union and Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned as a result. Across Europe and the UK, the food industry is coming to terms with the outcome.
Confectionery volumes are forecast to decline faster than any other packaged food category after the UK voted to leave the European Union.
Microplastics are “unlikely” to pose a health risk to humans said the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) this week but far more research is needed before a full risk assessment is possible.
Sweet and savory snacks will be among the hardest hit UK food categories as a result of the Brexit vote, according to analysts Euromonitor International.
Children’ exposure to fast food outlets during trips to and from school makes an unhealthy food purchase much more likely, a study confirms.
Beverages – both alcoholic and non-alcoholic – lead this month’s selection of new product developments.