The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has suspended the membership of one mill and four plantations belonging to Malaysian palm oil giant FGV, which supplies manufacturers including Nestle and Mars, due to labour rights abuses.
A row has erupted after advertising regulator Clearcast refused to approve UK retailer Iceland’s Christmas advertising campaign focusing on the impact of palm oil production on deforestation for broadcast.
The clean label ingredient specialist has developed delyte 10 specifically for pastry, which will help bakers align their products to the UK government’s ambitious target to reduce calories by 20% by 2020.
The rise of nutritionalism – focusing on nutrient content rather than the whole food – has created a ‘nutritional cacophony’ that leaves people confused. Nutritionist Bernard Lavallée explains how manufacturers can create healthy processed foods.
Dutch start-up Ghee Easy has seen its year-on-year growth double in the past few years, something its CEO and founder puts down to confusion over healthy fats and consumers' curiosity in cooking with new products.