Fats & oils

Plant-based eating is just about processed meat substitutes, says New Nutrition Business (Picture: GettyImages-YelenaYemchuk)

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What does ‘plant-based eating’ really mean, and how can firms tap into the trend?

By Elaine Watson

Next-generation meat, egg, and dairy alternatives have garnered a huge amount of press (and investment), but there are many other ways for brands to meet demand for plant-based foods, says a report from consultancy New Nutrition Business querying whether...

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Governments should recommend nuts to pregnant women, says study

By Oliver Morrison

Governments and food regulators in Europe should have special recommendations for pregnant women to eat nuts in order to develop the health of the baby, according to the coordinator of a first-of-its-kind study suggesting that nut intake during early...