All news articles for December 04, 2017

Could Salt of the Earth's Mediterranean Umami help cut sugar and salt? ©iStock

Salt of the Earth on expanding reformulation potential of umami

By Katy Askew

Israel-based Salt of the Earth expanding distribution of its Mediterranean Umami flavouring, a product that the company says can help companies in their reformulation efforts by “heightening” taste perceptions of salt – and possibly even sugar.

Over 130 billion pounds of food is lost or wasted every year in the US. Image: © Getty Images / Daisy-Daisy

Could e-Commerce boost food waste vs conventional retail?

By Stephen Daniells

The ease of buying food online may diminish the sense of psychological ownership, which may ultimately make it easier for people to discard food, suggests a new analysis with implications for retailers.

Nutek Salt celebrates UK shift on potassium chloride

Nutek Salt celebrates UK shift on potassium chloride

By Niamh Michail

Potassium chloride can instantly cut sodium by 50% without affecting taste, and with the UK's government advisory committee now saying the benefits outweigh the risks, US supplier NuTek Salt has cause to celebrate. "The situation was overblown...

Russia is ramping up production of halal poultry

Russia to promote halal poultry internationally

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Around 75-80% of poultry that Russia plans to export in 2020 will be labelled as halal, according to Aidar Gazizov, director general for the International Center for Halal Standardization and Certification, speaking at the international summit Agroinvest...

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