A suboptimal diet lacking in whole grains, fruit, nuts and seeds, vegetables and omega-3 fatty acids is responsible for more deaths than any other risk factors globally, according to findings published in The Lancet.
San Francisco-based Guittard Chocolate Company has invested in farmer training to preserve chocolate flavours from cocoa growing regions and advance its sustainability mission, director of marketing Amy Guittard told FoodNavigator.
Global food and beverage giant Nestle has published its second round of supplier lists for public perusal in an industry-first move towards total supply chain transparency, revealing Oceania, Malaysia and Indonesia as its biggest APAC suppliers so far.
In this week's NPD trend tracker, FoodNavigator profiles some of the most interesting new products to hit the shelves across Europe. From big brand innovation, such as Nestlé's new Llama coloured Smarties, to start-up launches including Rokit's...
Shoppers that purchase around 40-80% of goods on special offer have a greater chance of being obese, says Cancer Research UK, which is pushing for restrictions on price promotions for less healthy products.
The Welsh Government revealed plans to pump an additional £22m into the food and drink industry last week at Taste Wales, an event promoting Welsh food to more than 200 domestic and international buyers.
The fresh food sector may well be the hardest hit when the UK withdraws from the EU, with a no-deal Brexit potentially costing the UK food industry €1.3bn, according to market research provider, Euromonitor International.