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Frigo Magic app empowers consumers to tackle waste and track nutrition

By Katy Askew

French start-up Frigo Magic is using data to provide consumers with suggestions on how to tackle food waste and calculate the Nutri-Score of recipes. “We have an educational vocation but we do not want to teach lessons,” co-founder and chief technical...

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Missed #gfsi19 in France? Live dispatches from Nice

By Flora Southey

This week, food safety experts gathered at the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Conference to discuss all things blockchain, allergens, food fraud and the importance of an established, CEO-led food safety culture. FoodNavigator was on the ground,...

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Few UK consumers recognise RSPO logo, but does it matter?

By Flora Southey

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) says it is ‘not surprised’ by findings that just 5% of consumers in the UK recognise its logo, noting that as a voluntary label, “not all companies want to draw attention to an ingredient that is one of many”....

Sucrose is sucrose, whether it takes the form of table sugar or apple juice concentrate, argues Foodwatch. GettyImages/CherriesJD

'Date paste, sugar beet juice... Using pseudonyms for sugar is not acceptable,' says complainant

Kellogg, Hipp and five others told to remove misleading 'no added sugar' claims

By Niamh Michail

The Dutch Advertising Authority has told seven manufacturers and retailers, including Kellogg, Albert Heijn and Hipp, to remove ‘no added sugar’ claims from products that are sweetened with date paste, apple juice concentrate and sugar beet syrup.

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FoodNavigator's biggest stories of 2018 so far

By Niamh Michail

From the rise of foodtech to the end of the commodities era; from the organic sector's boom to the Mediterranean diet's bust, these are the most read stories on FoodNavigator this year so far.