The EU wants to tighten rules on the excessive use of antioxidants and labelling botanical preservatives, such as rosemary, as flavours – but it missed an opportunity to clarify the situation for food manufacturers, according to one expert.
The rise of nutritionalism – focusing on nutrient content rather than the whole food – has created a ‘nutritional cacophony’ that leaves people confused. Nutritionist Bernard Lavallée explains how manufacturers can create healthy processed foods.
French start-up Tomm' Pousse swaps cow's milk for cashews to make its vegan Camemvert that is aged (and mouldy) like traditional Camembert. "Our product is for everybody - including the French," it says.
Consumers’ approach to what they eat is changing from “monolithic meat, potatoes and veggies,” to increasingly “heterogeneous” diets that go beyond sustenance to represent values and lifestyles – a shift that is translating to big business for companies...
Guest Article: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
By Kamel Chida, deputy director of private sector partnerships & innovation for nutrition, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is launching a new effort to work directly with the private sector to address a fundamental driver of undernutrition globally: the lack of nutritious, affordable foods in marketplaces that serve the world’s poorest....