Health and nutritional ingredients

Minister of Food and Agriculture Julia Klöckner and WBAE Chairman Harald Grethe BMEL/Mewes

Germany mulls introduction of mandatory climate and NutriScore labels

By Oliver Morrison

An influential advisory group in Germany has urged the government to introduce mandatory climate labels on foodstuffs to display the greenhouse gas emissions of products, as well as for a mandatory roll out of the as yet voluntary NutriScore labelling...

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Using blockchain to boost traceability in the CBD market

By Oliver Morrison

The Cannabinoid Association of the Netherlands (CAN), a consortium of Dutch CBD producers, is harnessing blockchain technology with the hope of improving transparency, accountability and traceability in the CBD 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...

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Foods to improve mental wellbeing ‘may prove recession proof’

By Oliver Morrison

Functional food and beverages that are seen to improve mental health could be set to be a ‘recession proof’ sector, claims market researcher MMR. It says its new data highlights innovation opportunities as consumers seek new strategies to manage their...

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Beverages with Benefits, from ADM

Beverages with Benefits, from ADM

Whether they are simply interested in supporting their overall health & wellness or are targeting a specific need state that’s important to them, consumers...