Nestlé wants 100% of its key commodities to be deforestation-free by next year. The company is leveraging technology as part of a “toolbox” to tackle risk areas and accelerate its journey towards a deforestation-free supply chain.
A new study has found no direct link between the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and elevated BMI in children, prompting authors to question the effectiveness of the UK’s single-nutrient tax approach.
Rick Scobey, the president of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), outlines how cocoa outside sustainability programmes can be deforestation-free and what happens to farmers encroaching on protected areas.
By Katia Merten Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman
European regulators have agreed key changes to the food safety authorisation process in a bid to increase transparency and boost consumer trust. Katia Merten Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman, discusses the impact these changes could have.
In this week's innovation trend tracker, FoodNavigator highlights some of the most interesting product developments around Europe, from efforts to cut plastic packaging to nutritious and indulgent dairy launches.
Exposure to light has a detrimental impact on the nutrient profile of dairy products. Awareness of the issue is currently low – but this is something Dr Catherine Birch, co-author of two white papers on the subject, believes needs to change.
The debate over front-of-pack nutritional labelling is intensifying in Germany after the country’s consumer watchdog slammed an industry-backed labelling scheme and the Hamburg Regional Court ordered Iglo to remove NutriScore from its products.
The Nutri-Score nutritional labelling system has officially launched in Belgium, France has announced plans to ban the use of additive titanium dioxide from 2020, and Iceland Foods lost its trademark dispute at the EUIPO. FoodNavigator brings you the...