Unilever shares have plummeted as Kraft Heinz drops its multi-billion dollar merger bid - but with the sterling weakened by Brexit, smaller firms are "sitting ducks" for foreign takeovers, UK politicians have warned.
Pre-competitive industry research into fat reduction, high protein foods and new product development (NPD) strategies has been given a £1 million (€1.2m) boost in funding through the UK's research councils.
Drinks sweetened with high-Reb A stevia may have similar or higher satisfaction ratings than sucrose drinks, but added fibre lowers scores, according to a new sensory and sensation-focused study.
Acacia gum is 100% natural, non-GMO, organic, gluten-free and applicable in almost every area of the food industry. Why does it have a chequered past, and how can it obtain the clean-label credentials it wants?
High fructose intake could increase the incidence of liver disease in adolescents and children, a new study suggests.
The implications of the Brexit referendum have left many in the food industry uncertain of how future food safety assurance will be influenced. Simon Weaver, red24’s Product Risks Commercial Manager, examines the issues.
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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.