The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will publish a scientific opinion on how much sugar can be included in a healthy diet by 2020, it has confirmed.
This week saw the International Food Exhibition (IFE) come to London. The mega-show brought out the latest offerings from small traders, multinationals, and food service. From the latest meat-free offerings,...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has praised France for officially backing a voluntary, front-of-pack nutrition logo that “clearly stood out as the most consumer-friendly scheme”.
A 20% sugar cut across all food categories by 2020 – as per voluntary targets set by the UK government – is not technically possible, nor would it be acceptable...
Swiss dairy company Emmi has released its year-end results, which showed earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose by 7.3 % to CHF 202.7m ($204.2m).
Food blogger Annem Hobson has partnered with Wildes Cheese to create the first ever ‘Cheester Egg’ for Easter.
Sugar and calorie reduction has taken its toll on the chocolate category, but focusing on quality ingredients can foster growth, suggests a Euromonitor analyst.
A smartphone app that allows consumers to scan products and suggests healthier alternatives they should buy instead has shown industry is falling behind on national salt reduction targets, according to...
Switzerland may be famous for its cheese, but a government survey looking at the nation’s nutrition strategy finds its residents aren’t eating enough dairy.
Despite the link between cheese consumption and saturated fat levels, a study has observed little effect between the amount of cheese eaten and a person’s cholesterol levels.
Manufacturers made over 180,000 consumer goods products healthier in 2016 by reducing salt and sugar or adding whole grain and vitamins, according to a report by the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)....
Anglo-Dutch giant Unilever has called on the UK government to revisit the country's rules on takeovers and acquisitions to protect ‘national champions’ against foreign takeovers.
Industry used to shy away from scrutiny towards ingredients lists, but by choosing the right colour or flavour firms can add value to products and reassure consumers, according to colouring...
Carrefour, one of the biggest distribution chains in Europe, is offering three different types of UHT milk in the combibloc EcoPlus 1,000 ml aseptic carton pack in Spain.
Health through flavour, the power of nostalgia and blurred lines between sweet and savoury will be the biggest European flavour trends, according to analysts at Mintel.
UK flavour house Synergy will launch a range of dairy-based, natural flavours to replace sugar in biscuits and cookies next month.
Infants may be exposed to fructose through breast milk, before sugary drinks and other foods containing fructose introduced to the infant diet, according to research.
Food tech start-up Unavoo has launched a natural, stevia- and prebiotic fibre-based sweetener that can replace sugar like-for-like in dairy, bakery and beverage products.
Coca-Cola, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever will add nutrition logos modelled on the UK’s traffic light label to their European portfolios. However, critics have slammed the use of portion...
Virtual reality has arrived and is set to change the way the food industry engages with consumers and even the way consumers taste food by creating multisensory experiences, according to...
On average, a Danish dairy cow calves once a year. However, a recent study at Aarhus University suggests fewer calvings and extended milking periods may be more advantageous.
Norwegian company Orkla Food Ingredients (OFI) has signed and closed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Netherlands sales and distribution company Laan Heiloo B.V.
Dutch dairy cooperative Royal FrieslandCampina is looking to sell its fruit juices and drinks manufacturer Riedel to focus on its dairy portfolio.
UK retailer Asda has introduced Free Range Dairy Farmer’s Milk into more than 100 of its stores.
The hypothesis of a study, which looked into whether drinking milk to excess could shorten life span in women, is ‘poorly supported’ according to the Dairy Council.