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Small brands ‘pushing the boundaries of manufacturing’

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Small brands ‘pushing the boundaries of manufacturing’

By Chris Green, co-founder, Young Foodies

Chris Green is co-founder of Young Foodies, a community of the UK’s FMCG challenger brands. Young Foodies was launched just 12 months ago and already has 250 food and drink businesses on board. In this guest article, Green shares his thoughts on what...

Sugar content of food is a growing concern for consumers in the UK ©iStock/karandaev

Sugar replaces price as consumers’ top food worry

By Katy Askew

The amount of sugar contained in food has risen up the consumer agenda and replaced price as consumers’ biggest food concern, research from the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) reveals.

A healthy cocoa pod. © GettyImages/dwart

Cocoa crop losses are 38% and rising - so what can be done?

By Niamh Michail

A staggering 38% of global cocoa is lost each year to disease or pests - and this figure looks set to rise - yet research is scant compared to rice, corn or wheat. Why is this and what is being done to reduce it?

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