FlavorWiki’s patent-pending digital technology measures taste perception and consumer flavour preferences at scale, promising to fine-tune the new product development (NPD) process at a tenth of the price of traditional sensory panels.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is requesting additional data from the food industry on the use of sucrose esters derived from fatty acids (E473), a food additive used in baked goods and flavoured drinks.
Manufacturers' Evolved Nutrition logo makes foods high in sugar, fat and salt seem healthier than they are, according to campaign group Foodwatch which has compared products under the UK's traffic light and the industry-own label.
By Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at international law firm Keller and Heckman
So-called dual quality food products were placed in the spotlight in 2017. Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman, asks if it is legal for food companies to offer different recipes under the same brand name in Europe.
Plans by the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) to ban sales of sugar-sweetened drinks in hospitals in England have been backed by the British Soft Drink Association (BSDA), who praised the decision to include all sugar-added drinks.
Celebrity chef and health campaigner Jamie Oliver is calling on the UK government to ban sales of energy drinks to U16s. Meanwhile, supermarket Waitrose has announced that customers buying high caffeine energy drinks must prove they are over 16 years...
While the jury is still out on what role, if any, sugar plays in the development of diabetes, recommendations to restrict consumption should be strengthened and research should be redoubled until a clear determination is found, according to an essay in...