Two-thirds of shoppers now expect food shortages as a result of Brexit, according to research from shopper insight group HIM. However, is there also an opportunity for supermarkets to respond to growing interest in locally sourced foods?
Whether ancient crops or insects, eating traditional foods close to production can help reduce food waste and curb global hunger, says Nestlé’s deputy head of public affairs: “We need to find ways to make traditional foods hip and happening”.
Researchers have developed a comprehensive index that measures the degree of naturalness in foods. The integrative tool could “significantly improve transparency, simplicity, and trust in the food marketplace,” Hero Group’s Luis Manuel Sánchez-Siles tells...
Consumers are increasingly working to cut their sugar intake. But, according to a recent poll from consumer research and insight provider FMCG Gurus, shoppers are also unconvinced by one of the most common natural alternatives: stevia.
The risk of developing coeliac disease is connected to the amount of gluten children consume, a study has confirmed – but its authors stressed the study is observational and therefore does not prove causation.
Global demand for foods containing hemp or CBD is expanding and levels of innovation in the European region have been ‘dynamic’. However, the future of the market hangs in the balance as regulators consider whether Cannabis sativa L. (industrial hemp)...
French start-up Siga has developed a label that ranks food according to its degree of processing. The system aims to help consumers select the ‘most natural and healthy’ products on the shelf, CEO Aris Christodoulou tells FoodNavigator.