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Board member: "We were stupid enough to accept. We should have said no.”

Swedish meat supplier fined for faking export papers: ‘We applied every year, but the agency was weak at negotiating’

Sten Davidsson said it applied for export approval every year, but after five years of rejection it decided to fake the necessary documents.

Swedish meat supplier Sten Davidsson has been fined more than €45,000 after Taiwanese authorities discovered it had faked export certificates and stamps.

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Vegetarian product launches double in five years

Vegetarian and vegan product launches have doubled over the past five years, according to new research from Mintel.

Organic vegetables may help reduce pregnancy pre-eclampsia risk: Research

Pregnant women who eat organic vegetables regularly may face a lower risk of pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia than those who don’t, according to a Norwegian study.

Tata Global Beverages, Taylors of Harrogate, and Typhoo support Assam programme

Tea giants join partnership to tackle child exploitation in Indian tea communities

Tea companies have partnered with UNICEF and the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) to tackle child exploitation in Indian tea communities.  

Dangers posed by using the wrong food contact materials

Dangers lurk for companies that fail to understand their duty to provide safe products under the latest regulations covering materials, such as packaging, that are in contact with food and drink.

Emerging markets, infant formula drive H&W over €600bn

Ongoing bullish emerging markets and a strong infant formula sector have helped drive the global health wellness sector to $774bn (€614bn) this year, according to Euromonitor International.

Joe & Seph’s popcorn: Cinema, airlines and duty free give explosive brand exposure

UK gourmet popcorn maker Joe & Seph’s has secured listings with World Duty Free and Cineworld, adding to its airline presence – channels its co-founder says spark unprecedented brand attention.

Global Industry News

Hershey settles pot candy case from ConfectioneryNews.com

Hershey has agreed a settlement with Colorado-based firm TinctureBelle, which it had accused of passing off cannabis-infused candies such as Hashees Peanut Butter Cups as Hershey products.

Zimbabwe prepares to sell beef to Russia from GlobalMeatNews.com

Zimbabwe will soon start exporting beef to Russia, which continues to seek new suppliers after banning imports from the US and European Union (EU), the southern African country’s agriculture minister Joseph Made has said.

Negative press could dent energy drink sales from FoodManufacture.co.uk

UK energy drinks consumption has reached record levels, but manufacturers must react quickly to the negative publicity about their products, a leading analyst has warned.

DSM backs natural zeaxanthin with exclusive deal from NutraIngredients.com

DSM, previously focused on synthetic zeaxanthin, has launched a natural version sourced from longtime carotenoid partner Kemin.

Australia

Enzymotec opens up Down Under as lawyers drum up support for lawsuit from FoodNavigator-Asia.com

Global lipid supplier Enzymotec has established a Southern Hemisphere subsidiary, Enzymotec Australia with Claudette Cross at the helm of the country’s operations in Australia and New Zealand. 

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Saturated fats may not cause heart disease: Researcher
Dispatches from Euro Fed Lipid Congress, Montpellier.

Saturated fats may not cause heart disease: Researcher

Prof. Philippe Legrand

Director of the biochemistry laboratory, Agrocampus Ouest

Deeper understanding of flavour complexity will provide richer tastes naturally, says Givaudan

Deeper understanding of flavour complexity will provide richer tastes naturally, says Givaudan

A new approach to flavour formulation, which focuses on reproducing the complex concoction of molecules generated through...

Fruit and vegetables may be good for mental health: Study

Higher fruit and veg consumption may increase odds of mental wellbeing: Study

Both high and low levels of mental wellbeing may be associated with an individual's fruit and vegetable...

Saturated fat guidelines out, food guidelines in?

Get rid of nutrients and focus on foods in guidelines, says sat fat researcher

Benoit Lamarche

Saturated fat researcher, Laval University

Ocean management is ‘crucial’ to food security: FAO

Ocean management is ‘crucial’ to food security: FAO

Demand for fish and seafood is growing – but better ocean management is needed to ensure global...