All news articles for February 2014

Review of audit arrangements in FSA approved meat plants

Audit arrangements reviewed in UK

By Joseph James Whitworth

Thoughts on reviewing audit arrangements in approved meat plants have been called for by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Rising allergen-free demand spurs free-from food launches

Rising allergen-free demand spurs free-from food launches

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Demand for allergen-free foods is on the rise – a trend witnessed by ingredient supplier EHL Ingredients, which says sales of its allergen-free spices have climbed sharply in the past 12 months.

Food companies’ landfill waste plummets in UK

Food companies’ landfill waste plummets in UK

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Food manufacturers have made significant progress in reducing the amount of waste they send to landfill, according to the results of a survey from UK trade body, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

DSM 'clean taste' lactase enzyme granted European patent

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DSM 'clean taste' lactase enzyme granted European patent

By Mark ASTLEY

DSM’s lactose-free dairy ingredient Maxilact has been granted a European patent - giving the company exclusive permission to market "clean taste" arylsulfatase-free lactase enzymes in the region until 2026.

Gluten-free pasta tends to be lower in fat, calories and sugars than standard pasta

How nutritious are gluten-free foods?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

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 nutritional profile of typical gluten-free foods?

Beyond bread: Gluten-free potential in beer and pizza

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

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.

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