Givaudan has developed a compound blend that creates an acceptable umami impression in food and beverages, enabling elimination or reduction of monosodium glutamate (MSG).
Global meat consumption will continue to boom but a consumer shift from price concerns to quality means meat processors need to step up marketing efforts, researchers warn.
Ten years after introducing the 60/40+ initiative Nestlé aims for all of its foods and beverages for children to comply with the initiative’s criteria.
A new Greenwich University study on high and low fat food labelling suggests that socioeconomic status affects how people view food labels.
Saudi Arabia's ready meal, coffee, tea and spices market grew 118% to reach US$7bn in value between 2007 and 2012, but growth will slow in coming years, according to a new report.
Global warming and human toxicity impacts of ready-made meals are up to 35% higher than equivalent home-made versions, according to researchers.
UK ready meals contain up to double the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recommended daily intake for sugar, according to the latest research from Which?.
Consumption of a gluten-free diet during pregnancy may be correlated to the health of offspring, and in particular their risk of developing type 1 diabetes, according to new research in mice.
From the benefits of gluten-free to those of Mediterranean and Palaeolithic diets, many claims that one dietary strategy are better than another for health and weight loss are simply 'unjustified'...
Gluten-free bakery still offers plenty of opportunity in Europe, but beer, pizza and prepared meals are the most untapped segment of the cereal-containing products, according to a Mintel analyst.
One of the main drivers of the gluten-free market is a desire for healthier diets and better nutrition – as opposed to medical need – but how healthy is the...
Nearly 90% of UK shoppers with coeliac disease say that gluten-free foods do not represent good value for money, according to a survey from Leatherhead Food Research.
Consuming food at a slower pace does help to increase reduce feelings of hunger, but the effects on calorie consumption may depend on whether you are overweight, according to new...
Nestlé has said it will shut a French frozen meals plant after consumer trust took a hit and sales plunged in the wake of the horse meat scandal.