Shoppers that purchase around 40-80% of goods on special offer have a greater chance of being obese, says Cancer Research UK, which is pushing for restrictions on price promotions for less healthy products.
The Welsh Government revealed plans to pump an additional £22m into the food and drink industry last week at Taste Wales, an event promoting Welsh food to more than 200 domestic and international buyers.
The Ingredients Show, the only UK-based trade event profiling the ingredients sector, will return to the NEC in Birmingham next month. FoodNavigator and sister publication NutraIngredients have put together a packed programme for the event’s Education...
Global farming practices – dominated by wheat, corn and rice – are playing havoc with the preservation of wildlife and putting food security at further risk, according to a new report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Plant-based, protein and fiber trends remain in the top ten for 2019, but consumer demand has expanded into personal connections and ‘adventurous’ discovery. Virginia Lee, insights and innovation manager at Innova Market Insights, shared details and plenty...
By Bruce Friedrich, executive director of the Good Food Institute
Activists should take a pragmatic approach and be willing to work with 'big food' in order to support an increase in consumption of plant-based options, Good Food Institute (GFI) executive director Bruce Friedrich suggests.
‘Insatiable’ demand for balsamic vinegar means fraudulent products can be a tempting prize. But authenticity and traceability could actually prove a boon for the premium end of the market. FoodNavigator investigates.
The fresh food sector may well be the hardest hit when the UK withdraws from the EU, with a no-deal Brexit potentially costing the UK food industry €1.3bn, according to market research provider, Euromonitor International.
With the uncertainty of Brexit looming and the food industry constantly being scrutinised for sustainable sourcing and transparency, the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) has appointed Helen Munday as president elect, taking on the role...