All news articles for 2021

How will Christmas dinner change over the next 30 years? / Pic: GettyImages Alvarez

What’ll be on the menu for Christmas 2050?

By Katy Askew

Under-30s think the traditional Christmas dinner is ‘old fashioned’, according to fresh research. As pressure on the food industry to transition to more sustainable ingredients mounts, what will we be eating for Christmas dinner in 2050?

Madeira's traditional dish: grilled limpets. Image: Getty/svf74

Limpet farming: an unlikely new source of sustainable protein?

By Oliver Morrison

They don’t ‘win any prizes for their gastronomic, economic or aesthetic value’. But limpets have acquired an undeserved reputation as ‘famine food’, according to research that aims to re-write their global significance in coastal heritage and food culture.

In a traditional chocolate bar, sugar accounts for around half the product. Pic: GettyImages

Sugar reduction/reformulation special edition

Replacing sugar in confectionery is ‘incredibly hard’

By Anthony Myers

Sugar is an important ingredient in confectionery, not only for its taste but also because it contributes to texture, bulk, mouthfeel, aroma, colour, and a number of other attributes that make up chocolate and candy.

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars