Findings from a new report from the Geneva-based World Trade
Organisation suggest today's highly processed food industry will
continue its thirst for ingredients, writes Lindsey Partos.
In the past two decades international trade...
A new study supports growing evidence that eating fruit - thanks to
the protective antioxidants they contain - can help men and women
fight against the onset of age-related maculopathy (ARM), a
degenerative eye disease that can cause...
A slice of nut and nut products on sale in the UK today, including
peanut butter and marzipan, were found to contain harmful toxins,
said the UK's food watchdog this week, following an annual survey.
Retailers rush to amend the...
Stable Micro Systems has developed a probe that it claims can
accurately determine the firmness and texture of a number of foods.
The analyser works by penetrating the food in several places to
give an average reading.
On 1 May an historic moment marked the entry of ten countries and
75 million consumers into the European Union. Churchill's 'Iron
Curtain' has been consigned to the history books, heralding
democracy, stability and...
The countdown begins to new food allergen labelling rules in Europe
that herald an end to the 20 year old '25 per cent' rule. Taken
together with escalating incidences of food allergies, new
opportunities have arisen in...
As food manufacturers and ingredients suppliers work towards tough
new rules on the labelling of food allergens, Europe's risk
assessment body concludes that current scientific evidence is
'insufficient to establish an intake...
The European research commissioner Phillipe Busquin has extolled
the virtues of a new EU-funded study that aims to turn around 4
million tonnes of tomato by-products into proteins, sugars, fibre
Exalted of late for their antioxidant health benefits, fruit
berries continue to show growth in a range of food applications.
Fruit ingredients stalwart J.O. Sims has launched a new Canadian
produced berry onto the market marking...
Frutarom Switzerland, the recently acquired Swiss arm of Israeli
flavours group Frutarom, has pulled on synergies from its new
parent to launch a new line of grapefruit flavours, the first in a
range of citrus flavours.
A polyphenol extract made from selected red grapes from the south
of France has been shown to signficantly reduce lipid deposits in
arteries, and produced a greater effect than red wine, reports its
Intitiatives by the food industry and governments to bring the
five-a-day phenomenon to the consumer gained further credence this
week with a new study showing fruit and vegetable consumption can