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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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‘Strongest link yet’ between nitrates and cancer

By Katy Askew

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have uncovered what they describe as the ‘strongest link yet’ between nitrates in processed meat products and cancer risk. However, they also stressed, ‘not all processed meat has the same risk’.

6 sustainable food trends businesses must watch

6 sustainable food trends businesses must watch

By Oliver Morrison

As the food industry continues to explore plant-based innovations, they must deliberate the health and sustainability credentials of these products, according to experts.

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Cutting meat consumption may cause ‘serious harm’, academics warn

By Oliver Morrison

There is a lack of robust evidence to confirm link between meat eating as part of a healthy diet and the development of Western diseases, according to a paper that contends there are a wide range of benefits delivered by meat that are not always easily...

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