Food labelling

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Ingredion launches polyol sweetener to tap health-conscious trend

By Oliver Morrison

Ingredion EMEA has launched its first polyol sweetener -- ERYSTA Erythritol – to enable manufacturers to reduce or replace sugar to achieve nutrition-related claims, such as ‘no added sugar’ or ‘calorie-reduced’, in multiple applications.

Plastic packaging: Hero or villain in the coronavirus era?

Plastic packaging: Hero or villain in the coronavirus era?

By Oliver Morrison

Coronavirus has provoked the food packaging debate, with some using the crisis to hammer home the message that plastic is vital for protecting food from germs and extending its shelf life, while others stress that the pandemic highlights the fact that...

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Pea protein trend sparks allergy warning

By Oliver Morrison

The increased use of concentrated pea protein in plant-based products could be a factor in rising reports of allergy to peas, warn campaigners.

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Could coronavirus hasten high times for CBD?

By Oliver Morrison

We've seen a run on toilet rolls, hand sanitizer and pasta. What about other foods and ingredients? Which might be set to be boosted by coronavirus?

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‘Act now on food safety’, out-of-home chains told

By Oliver Morrison

Out-of-home (OOH) food and drink firms should ‘do the right thing’ and ‘demonstrate a strong commitment to food safety’, without the threat of legislation, says Instinctif Partners, which gives advice to brands on risk and crisis management.

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7 ways business leaders can transform the food system

By Oliver Morrison

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development has published a seven-point action plan that aims to positively transform the global food system and potentially unlock $4.5 trillion in new business opportunities.