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UK HFSS restrictions delay met with relief and dismay

By Oliver Morrison

In a move which has satisfied trade bodies but disheartened health campaigners and some challenger brands, the UK government has announced a one-year delay to the proposed ban on buy-one-get-one-free deals for foods high in fat, salt or sugar.

Minafin Group: “For hexane we are the rats”

Minafin Group: “For hexane we are the rats”

By Lynda Searby

EFSA has issued a positive opinion about the safety of methyloxolane in food processing, bringing the industry closer to the prospect of a bio-based alternative to petroleum extraction solvents.

The Coalition said it also supports the inclusion of the requirement for full geolocation information on the origin of the products covered by the regulation. Pic: WCF

Regulation

Cocoa Coalition proposes amendments to EU bill on deforestation

By Anthony Myers

The Cocoa Coalition of chocolate companies - Ferrero, Hershey, Mars Wrigley, Mondelēz International, Nestle, and Tony's Chocolonely - alongside Fairtrade International and Rainforest Alliance, broadly welcomes any new EU legislation regarding the...

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Sell fresh uncut produce loose, says WRAP report

By Oliver Morrison

New research from the food waste campaigner claims to challenge the status quo of the way retailers sell fresh uncut fruit and vegetables, highlighting that it should change significantly in the future.

SMEs don't always have the funds or know-how to advance their sustainability efforts / Pic: GettyImages-10000 Hours

Onboarding SMEs is ‘critical step’ on the path to net zero food

By Katy Askew

A significant proportion of the food and beverage sector is served by SMEs and local producers. If the industry is to transition towards net zero, these businesses need to be part of that journey. FoodNavigator catches up with Growing Green, a UK project...

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French nitrates bill: An ‘historic’ moment or delaying the ban?

By Katy Askew

France’s National Assembly backed the principle to ‘lower the trajectory’ of maximum levels of nitrates that can be added to charcuterie meats yesterday in an almost unanimous vote in flavour of the proposal. But are amendments that require a further...

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