A sweetener system for bakery products is designed to reduce the
fat and calorie content of baked goods without altering the taste
and texture, according to manufacturer Cargill, which introduced
its product at the IFT show in Orlando...
Peter Kendall, president of the National Farmer's Union, said this
week that the era of "cheap food on world markets is coming to an
end", and predicted a golden future for Britain's agricultural
The role of food craving must be properly investigated if we are to
successfully develop measures to counter the current obesity
crisis, said Marcia Levin Pelchat from Morell Chemical Senses
Center in the US.
Global sales in fairtrade products have increased 37 per cent to
€1.1bn (£758m) in the last year, as leading supermarket chains
switch sourcing policies to tap the growing consumer trend for
ethically produced goods.
The obesity issue is not going to solve itself, concluded
participants in a CIAA debate this month who advocated an EU-wide
approach to tackling the problem, with the food and drink industry
forming part of the solution.
Start-up Origo Biosciences has discovered the presence of an
anti-cholesterol immunoglobulin in milk and is investigating its
commercialisation as an ingredient for functional foods that may,
one day, give plant sterols a run for...