A new EU-funded research project involving partners across the EU, as well as in China, will help reduce food waste by 30% by 2025, say those behind the project.
Novel protein ingredients face a difficult future with too many barriers to entry to make success likely – but there are brighter prospects for Quorn and some potential for insect protein in animal feed, says Giract.
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Eating a Mediterranean-style diet with extra-virgin olive oil may lower the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new analysis of a trial in Spain.
Repurposing food waste from retail and commercial suppliers could offer have significant beneficial outcomes for new food markets in addition to the environment, say researchers.
Flaxseed intake during lactation should be limited as it may change maternal adrenal function, research in rats has suggested.
Higher intakes of fibre may contribute to lower blood pressure, say researchers.
A German court has dismissed campaign group FoodWatch’s law suit against Unilever’s cholesterol-lowering spread pro.activ – but FoodWatch continues its assault by urging the European Commission to retract its novel food approval.
Europe is facing an “epidemic” of folic acid-preventable neural tube defects (NTD) spina bifida and anencephaly, researchers have said.
When it comes to cutting levels of obesity-related heart disease and death, it’s time to stop counting calories, and start to make simple changes that improve the nutritional value of diets, argue public health experts.
Nearly half of British drinkers want clearer labelling of alcohol contents, while one in five people in the over 65 age group who drink alcohol consume “unsafe” levels, according to new research.
Food security is not just about hunger and poverty – it must move into the mainstream as the challenge of feeding nine billion people comes into sharper focus, according to the European Commission.
Norwegian strategies to up organic consumption are failing, say researchers.
Sustainability isn't one size fits all. Some consumers buy sustainable products while others curb consumption of less sustainable foods, say researchers.
Consumers are significantly more likely to buy foods that carry front-of-pack nutrition labels irrespective of their nutritional value, according to a study published in Public Health Nutrition.
Is it time to look beyond insect protein to… insect oil? This is the next opportunity within edible bugs, says researcher.
Implied motion in food advertising – such as an image of juice being poured into a glass – may make food appear fresher and more appealing, according to a study published in Food Quality and Preference.
Belgium-based Lotus Bakeries has seen its share price jump to a near 52-week high after it acquired two-thirds of UK-based snack firm Natural Balance Foods on Monday for about £60m (€85m).
Mounting scientific evidence and a shift in public opinion could mean fructose is set to follow the same black-listed fate as trans fats, argues an analyst.
A high energy intake from total fat, saturated fat and monounsaturated fat in middle and older age increases the risk of malnutrition ten years later, say Swedish researchers.
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