Poor harvests globally are pushing up wheat prices and raising concerns over supply constraints. But, despite ‘temperamental’ weather this summer, the UK’s biggest cereal brand says its local sourcing strategy has paid off.
In this week's new product development gallery, we spotlight a new ice cream targeting adults but made from infant formula and energy boosting powders for endurance athletes and others seeking an energy lift.
A team of esteemed data scientists and performance nutritionists have joined forces to create a personalised nutrition app which brings the newly discovered power of ‘carb coding’ from the world of elite sports, to the everyday active consumer.
The Mars Advanced Research Institute (MARI) is a division of Mars examining how developments in science and technology are going to shape the future food system. Dr Abi Stevenson, Mars VP of MARI, told us her unit is ‘looking at those truly next generation...
Seafood multinational giant Thai Union is using the principles of forensic science to prevent food fraud, leveraging on DNA technologies to provide traceability and authentication for its seafood products.
By René Floris, NIZO Food Research Division Manager
All too often, controlling pathogenic and spoilage microbes in a new or reformulated food product comes at the end of the development process. René Floris, NIZO Food Research Division Manager and member of the FoodNavigator expert advisory panel hears...