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Solina looks for European expansion with German acquisition

By Oliver Morrison

French supplier Solina has completed the acquisition of German-based Hagesüd, which produces spice blends for the meat processing industry. Solina says the purchase will allow it to expand B2B activity in the German market, and also develop its plant-based...

The HorseMeat Scandal of 2013, or 'Horsegate', is one of the better known examples of food fraud in the last 20 years ©GettyImages/Richard_Pinder

Beef fraud: Counterfeit products the biggest threat to supply chain

By Flora Southey

In a 20-year analysis of reported food fraud in the beef supply chain, researchers have found counterfeiting to be the most common type of fraud. “By better understanding the fraud which is taking place, we can target fraud prevention, detection, and...

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Prepare for the split in plant-based demand

By Oliver Morrison

The plant-based protein market is set to diverge as it caters to two sets of consumers: those demanding products that mimic meat, and those that want vegetables to be the ‘heroes’ of their plates, panellists told FoodNavigator during a recent webinar...

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How has global food supply changed in 50 years?

By Flora Southey

Researchers have noted ‘clear shifts’ in global food supply since the 1960s, including a decline in the supply of animal sourced foods and sugar in high-income English-speaking countries.

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What are the emerging trends in novel foods?

By Flora Southey

What novel food applications are manufacturers pushing for authorisation? According to Chair of the UK’s Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes, Professor Peter Gregory, emerging trends include sustainability, meat analogues, and ‘healthy’ foods.

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