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Anti-E171 group claims small battle in long war

By Oliver Morrison

Food safety campaigners are hopeful the European Commission will rethink its stance on titanium dioxide (or E171) after a committee voted down new specifications for E171 and instead passed a resolution calling on the EC to remove E171 from the list of...

If consumer interest in healthy eating is waning, innovation and reformulation are the solution / Pic: GettyImages

Healthy eating takes lockdown hit: IGD

By Katy Askew

People feel that their diets have got worse during the coronavirus lockdown. And, while more people say health is an important purchase motivator, fewer consumers are going to make healthy changes to their diets, according to IGD data.

FutureBridge highlights innovation cutting the cost of low cal sweeteners / Pic: iStock Elmik

Three innovations set to shake up sugar reduction

By Katy Askew

With sugar reduction in the spotlight, Netherlands-based consultancy FutureBridge shares its predictions for three new bioprocesses ‘set to rattle the low-calorie sweetener market’.

Lumina Intelligence and FoodNavigator look at the future of plant-based innovation

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When plant-based meets clean label: A sweet spot for future innovation?

By Katy Askew

Demand for plant-based products is booming. However, meat- and dairy-free alternatives are facing something of a challenge as the nutritional content of products comes under the microscope. We suggest that the intersection between clean label and plant-based...