The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV has launched two research projects focused on lowering the level of saturated fatty acids in foods by 30% without using chemical additives and replacing palm oil with healthier alternatives.
This month sees the nationwide launch of KitKat Ruby in retailers across the UK and spring water packaged in eco-friendly cartons – sealed using caps made from sugarcane. FoodNavigator brings you the latest new product development trends to hit supermarket...
UK start-up Wonderchup is targeting children and families with its clean label, healthy alternative to classic tomato ketchup. “We’ve had a lot of interest from people with health problems,” co-founder Elise Daly told FoodNavigator.
Barilla’s chocolate hazelnut spread is palm oil-free, contains less saturated fat than Nutella, and according to Euromonitor analyst Emil Fazira, threatens Fererro’s stronghold in Italy’s bread spread market.
The UK’s Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a public consultation on the government’s plans to restrict promotions of food and drink products that are high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS).
The nationwide strategy, which aims to reduce sugar, fats, and salt content in finished food products to promote healthy eating and reduce obesity levels, has received criticism for its voluntary approach.
The developers of ScanUp, a French app that allows consumers to scan food products and see just how ‘processed’ or ‘ultra-processed’ they are, are working with manufacturers to develop simple products that score more highly.