The ‘no meat athlete’ movement is showing that animal protein isn’t the only track available to sportspeople – and in turn this is smashing old perceptions about what it is to be vegan and vegetarian, says the Vegan Society.
Protein is one of the hottest ingredients in food and nutrition currently, but maybe we should focus more attention on developing protein-rich products for those who actually need more protein.
The Scottish seaweed industry seems set to boom as the country's government prepares an expansion policy and company Mara Seaweed seeks over €700,000 to take its condiments global.
While past research has suggested solid foods are more filling than beverages – consumers don’t always make this distinction, warn researchers.
Fiscal policies can form a valuable part of efforts to drive changes in dietary behaviours, but such policies must be balanced against each other, say researchers.
The European Commission has announced extended support measures for dairy and fruit and vegetable sectors hit by Russia’s ban on food imports from Europe.
Adding fish to school meals could boost children’s vitamin D levels in winter, research finds.
Netherlands-based food group Wessanen says its strategy to divest 90% of its brands and focus on healthy, organic and sustainable products is working to create a stronger business.
A new generation of restaurant quality ready meals targeting seniors is set for commercial launch this year, with a patented technology allowing fortified gels to be printed onto the food.
Fourteen leading UK food and drink companies have united to help fund six research projects that aim to tackle diet-related health problems.
Consumers and industry have embraced the mid-calorie concept in drinks and are starting to look at its relevance in other product categories, according to stevia supplier PureCircle.
What do coconut oil, single-serve coffee and raspberry ketone have in common? They are all best sellers on Amazon – and can help new product developers create the next trend-setting product.
Meat and dairy consumption has fallen from favour in many European countries and consumers are increasingly on the lookout for foods and drinks high in plant-based protein, according to Mintel analysts.
Ongoing consumer concern about sugar consumption means some consumers are turning away from sweet tastes altogether, according to market research organisation Mintel.
Graze.com is set to launch in over 1,200 major retailers in the UK as the firm looks to build on its successful US launch with further rapid expansion.
Germany is a leading market for stevia-derived sweeteners in Europe – but more education is needed to further boost its usage, according to Mintel.
Neophiles, foodies or adventurous eaters? There may not be one catch-all term but adventurous eaters share common personality and lifestyle traits – allowing researchers to identify ways to get the less adventurous to try new foods.
Chr Hansen has turned in ‘an encouraging performance’ for Q3 2015 with revenues rising 9% for the first nine months in 2014/2015.
The insect protein market has been relying on its youthful enthusiasm and faith in sustainability but it needs a solid business plan to move forward, says Invenire as it seeks crowdfunding for its edible insect roadmap.
Commercial foraging is on the rise, influencing mainstream flavour trends and giving companies a sense of heritage, say market analysts - but is it as eco-friendly as it seems?
What makes a sourcing project sustainable? Ticking off environmental benefits for flora, fauna, air, water and soil is not enough. Tru...
Increasing studies support the importance of reduced glycemic response within our diet. Inulin has proven effects on reducing glycemic...
As consumers around the world struggle with obesity and related health issues, they, along with public health officials and a range of...