Consumers’ view of soft drink portion size depends on whether they are drinking out of a glass or a can, research indicates, but as long as the energy per portion is marked this should not pose a problem.
The emergence of more small to medium size food manufacturers in Algeria has led National Starch Food Innovation (NSFI) to appoint a local distributor, so it can better meet their needs for smaller orders and reactivity.
As food and beverage products have taken Guidance Daily Amount (GDA) labelling around Europe, awareness and understanding has been increasing, according to Coca-Cola. But debate over the best format for EU-wide labelling continues.
Now a decade old, the UK’s Food Standards Agency is counting its achievements and scoping out new challenges ahead. It has set out a new strategy for science and evidence, which will underscore its methodologies for the next five years.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will host a May summit at its Italian headquarters that will provide a rare opportunity for direct dialogue between stakeholders and the agency’s health claims panel.
Dutch bakery ingredients supplier CSM, in releasing its 2009 full year results, said it saw more consolidation in the industry with the expected narrower supplier base leading to synergy savings and thus lower costs for the industrial, artisan and in-store...
From Disney to Tony the Tiger, consumer groups have been campaigning hard to break the links between childhood icons and unhealthy foods. But furry friends and super-heroes are now putting in more of an appearance on healthy products.